Interfaith

Abrahamic Faiths in Ohio Hold Interfaith Community Gathering for Peace

September 11, 2003

Source: Akron Beacon Journal

http://www.ohio.com/mld/ohio/news/local/6743589.htm

On September 11, 2003 the Akron Beacon Journal reported that 'On the eve of today's second anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon, Ibrahim [an area Muslim] joined with more than 300 Muslims, Christians and Jews to share a meal, remember the tragedy, and pray for a peaceful future.

He was one of several speakers Wednesday evening at a...

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Portland Expo Center Holds Interfaith Service on Anniversary of WWII Internment Camp Closing

September 11, 2003

Source: The Oregonian

http://www.oregonlive.com/portland/oregonian/index.ssf?/base/portland_news/1063282037240920.xml

On September 11, 2003 The Oregonian reported that 'Three thousand index-card-sized sheets of stainless steel chimed in the wind, providing a constant backdrop to Wednesday morning's Expo Center MAX Station dedication in North Portland. As Portland Taiko's drums thundered, as a minister gave an invocation, as...

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September 11 Vigils Bring Solace to Christians, Muslims, Jews

September 9, 2003

Source: The Boston Globe

http://www.boston.com/news/globe/editorial_opinion/oped/articles/2003/09/09/bridging_the_gap_among_religions/

On September 9, 2003 The Boston Globe reported, "The Candles -- gentle metaphors for grief, remembrance, and solidarity -- will burn during 43 vigils in 22 states and four countries. There will be eight in New York, home to more than 2,000 of the dead, and three in Massachusetts,...

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Dalai Lama Dedicates Chamtse Ling Interfaith Temple in Indiana

September 8, 2003

Source: Religion News Service

http://www.beliefnet.com/story/132/story_13223_1.html

On September 8, 2003 Religion News Service reported that the Dalai Lama led the dedication of an interdenominational, international temple called the Chamtse Ling on the grounds of the Tibetan Cultural Center about five miles southeast of the campus of Indiana University. The article added that "more than 3,000 people gathered to see the Dalai Lama, former boxing champion Muhammad Ali...

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First American Muslim Festival Held in Salt Lake City

September 8, 2003

Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

http://www.sltrib.com/2003/Sep/09082003/utah/utah.asp

On September 8, 2003, The Salt Lake Tribune reported: "Four days before the anniversary of the World Trade Center disaster, the message at the Salt Lake American Muslim Cultural Festival in Salt Lake City on Sunday was one of increased understanding, cooperation and respect between cultures...'Even before 9-11, there was a lot of bad stuff in the media about Muslims, a lot of...

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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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