Interfaith

Minnesota Interfaith Group Remembers Sept. 11 With Discussion on Peace

September 7, 2003

Source: Duluth News Tribune

http://www.duluthsuperior.com/mld/duluthsuperior/news/6713043.htm

On September 7, 2003 Duluth News Tribune reported on a panel discussion on "Bridging Faith: Creating a Future Worthy of Our Children," sponsored by the Islamic Center of the Twin Ports and Arrowhead Interfaith Council on the anniversary of Sept. 11. "'I want to show there is more unity than there is difference between our religions,' said Arshia Khan, a Muslim...

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Spirituality of New Yorkers Still Deeply Affected Two Years After 9/11

September 5, 2003

Source: PBS.org

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/week701/cover.html

On September 5, 2003 PBS's Religion and Ethics Newsweekly ran a lead story on the lasting spiritual impact of the Sept. 11 attacks in New York City. Kim Lawton reported: "There's not much to see at ground zero these days -- a gaping construction site that locals call 'the pit.' Still, thousands of tourists visit the site every day. In the surrounding neighborhoods, many New Yorkers say...

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New Religion Curriculum Will Not Erode Freedoms, Education Minister Says

September 5, 2003

Source: iafrica.com

http://iafrica.com/news/sa/268414.htm

On September 5, 2003 iafrica.com reported that South African Education Minister Kader Asmal said a new religion education curriculum in Bloemfontein does not infringe on religious freedom. The article said, "One result of the new policy would be the introduction of religion education as a new curricular programme in schools. The aim of this would be to teach and learn about religion and religious diversity in South Africa and...

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Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding

This data was last updated on 14 May 2020.

Address: 55 Broad Street, New York, NY 10004
Phone: 212-967-7707
Email: info@tanenbaum.org
Website: http://www.tanenbaum.org/

Mission and Background: The Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding’s primary mission is to promote “mutual respect” through “practical programs that bridge religious difference and combat prejudice.”[1] Tanebaum was...

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CA Sikhs Organize Sept. 11 Memorial Event

September 1, 2003

Source: Daily Republic (Fairfield-Suisun City, CA)

http://www.dailyrepublic.com/articles/2003/09/01/news/news4.txt

On September 1, 2003 the Daily Republic reported, "As the two-year anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks nears, the local Sikh community is inviting all residents to join them for a night of peace." The Punjabi-American Cultural Association's Punjabi Heritage Festival will feature free dinners and cultural exhibitions. Attendance is...

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CA Labor union leaders reach out to faith communities

September 1, 2003

Source: The Mercury-News

http://www.bayarea.com/mld/mercurynews/news/6667607.htm

On September 1, 2003 The Mercury-News reported, "About 140 labor leaders carried a pro-union message Sunday to South Bay churches, synagogues, temples and mosques, part of an annual nationwide Labor Day ritual in which thousands of speakers urge support for labor unions and their initiatives for social and economic justice...At the Sikh gurdwara on Quimby Road in San Jose, Phaedra Ellis...

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Post 9/11 Muslim-Christian dialogue group established in Cleveland

August 30, 2003

Source: The Plain Dealer

http://www.cleveland.com/living/plaindealer/index.ssf?/base/living/1062236118108620.xml

On August 30, 2003 The Plain Dealer reported: "A group of religious leaders is developing a Muslim-Christian dialogue to promote understanding between the two faiths in Northeast Ohio. Christians and Muslims Establishing Peace, the working title of the new group, is planning an evening of prayer and reflection on "Making...

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Update: Support for Savannah Islamic Center After Arson Fire

August 30, 2003

Source: Savannah Morning News

http://www.savannahnow.com/stories/083003/LOC_mosquereaction.shtml

On August 30, 2003, the Savannah Morning News reported that local faith communities were uniting to support the Muslim community, which has been the target of recent violence, including a fire that destroyed the Savannah Islamic Center. The paper reported: "Savannah's Inter-racial Interfaith Community and some members of the Unitarian Universalist Church plan...

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Update: Support for Savannah Islamic Center After Arson Fire

August 30, 2003

Source: The Augusta Chronicle

http://www.augustachronicle.com/stories/083003/met_029-1230.001.shtml

On August 30, 2003, The Augusta Chronicle reported that "members of a south Georgia Islamic group whose mosque was destroyed by arson last week are finding support from a local Baptist congregation that lost its own house of worship to fire nearly a decade ago. The Aug. 24 fire at the Islamic Center of Savannah brought back painful memories for the Rev...

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Fremont (CA) Hindu temple holds interfaith service after Bombay attacks

August 28, 2003

Source: Tri-Valley Herald

On August 28, 2003 the Tri-Valley Herald reported that "The [Federation of Indian American Associations] has organized an interfaith candlelight vigil [in response to the terrorist attacks in Bombay, India]...at the Fremont Hindu Temple and Cultural Center. The event will include hymns, scriptures, reflections, prayers and special music, followed by a candle-lighting ceremony to celebrate "our oneness with those who have suffered," organizers say."

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