Interfaith

Jews and Muslims Coexist Peaceably in Marseille, Offering Model

February 21, 2005

Source: The Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A40389-2005Feb20.html

On February 21, 2005 The Washington Post reported, "Marseille, population 800,000, a proud and bristly Mediterranean port, has since ancient times mixed diverse cultures and faiths. Today it is home to nearly 200,000 Muslims and 80,000 Jews, the continent's third-largest Jewish population center. All the ingredients for protracted sectarian violence would...

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Seattle Unity

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Address: 200 Eighth Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98109
Phone: 206-622-8475
Email: minassist@seattleunity.org
Website: http://www.seattleunity.org
Mission: Seattle Unity is a spiritual community that seeks to celebrate, inspire, and deepen their individual and collective spiritual...

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Buddhists Eye Church Property

February 17, 2005

Author: Douglas Belkin

Source: The Boston Globe

http://www.boston.com/news/local/articles/2005/02/17/buddhists_eye_church_property/

Leaders in Lowell's burgeoning Southeast Asian community are planning to ask the Archdiocese of Boston to sell them the Notre Dame de Lourdes Church on Smith Street for less than half its assessed value so they can convert it into a Buddhist temple.

"We are hoping they will hear...

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Lincoln Interfaith Council Bouncing Back After Tough Year

February 17, 2005

Source: Lincoln Journal Star

http://www.journalstar.com/articles/2005/02/11/local/doc420bf0fa135c4519777524.txt

On February 17, 2005 the Lincoln Journal Star reported, "it's been a rough year for the Lincoln Interfaith Council, the group that promotes cooperation among people of all religious faiths. The resignation of Norm Leach as executive director last February and his conviction for sexually assaulting a Boy Scout hung over the group...

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Panel Bridges Muslims and Christians at Dekalb University

February 17, 2005

Source: Northern Star

http://www.star.niu.edu/articles/?id=5435

On February 17, 2005 the Northern Star reported, "in its discussion panel Wednesday night, the Muslim Student Association sought to build bridges between Islamic and Christian faiths. The panel, titled 'Building Bridges Between Neighbors,' addressed a need for education and unity of faiths to coincide with Muslim Awareness Week. Keynote speakers included Rita Root, reverend for the Federated Church of Sycamore, and...

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Jews, Christians and Muslims in Chico to Gather for Abraham Celebration

February 15, 2005

Source: Chico Enterprise-Record

http://www.chicoer.com/Stories/0,1413,135~25088~2712227,00.html

On February 15, 2005 the Chico Enterprise-Record reported, "anyone with an interest is welcome to share a meal and learn about three religions Sunday at Chico's Celebration of Abraham. The event will be from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church. Participants will hear brief talks on Judaism, Christianity and Islam along with selections from sacred music and...

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Harvard's Interfaith Council Builds New Bridges

February 14, 2005

Source: The Harvard Crimson

http://www.thecrimson.com/article.aspx?ref=505614

On February 14, 2005 The Harvard Crimson reported, "members of Harvard’s Interfaith Council met in Quincy House yesterday for the year’s first meeting. Approximately 20 students representing undergraduate religious groups, faculty, and administrators met last night to discuss how the Harvard College Interfaith Council (HCIC) could bring together the disparate religious groups on...

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Editorial: Interfaith Gathering in Kansas City Inspires Community

February 7, 2005

Source: The Kansas City Star

http://www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/living/10788426.htm

On February 7, 2005 The Kansas City Star reported, "the Arabic and Hebrew words for 'peace' joined together to name the event was a perfect moniker for such an expansive aspiration. But I was surprised by the event itself. I've been doing interfaith work here for 20 years and never have seen anything like it. No organization could have created it, and the individuals who...

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Children of Abraham Project Casts Light on Similarities, Differences

February 7, 2005

Source: Kalamazoo Gazette

http://www.mlive.com/news/kzgazette/index.ssf?/base/news-12/1107188417278240.xml

On February 7, 2005 the Kalamazoo Gazette reported, "a diverse cast of students in The Children of Abraham Project presented a dramatic performance of their differences, similarities and hopes Sunday on the campus of Western Michigan University. Written by 16 teenagers from the Mosaic Youth Theater in Detroit, it was a drawing together...

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Archbishop of Canterbury Visits Hindu Temple

January 30, 2005

Source: The Telegraph

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1050131/asp/nation/story_4317084.asp

On January 30, 2005 The Telegraph reported, "Britain’s one-million strong Hindu community, some of whose leaders feel it is being ignored because of all the attention being devoted to the country’s 1.5 million Muslims, received some attention today. The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, visited the Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Neasden, north-...

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Learning About Muslim Neighbors

January 29, 2005

Source: The Star Tribune

http://www.startribune.com/stories/142/5199976.html

On January 29, 2005 The Star Tribune reported that Muslims in Minnesota offer free public teachings on Islam. In Minnesota the effort has been a success and is part of a growing trend throughout the country in places such as Tennessee, Vermont and Arizona. Ultimately the free public classes are an attempt to educate the non-Muslim community to the basic teaching of Islam with hope of...

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