Judaism

Interfaith Event in Corvallis Focuses on Healing

September 24, 2005

Source: Gazette Times

http://www.gazettetimes.com/articles/2005/09/25/news/religion/satrel03.txt

On September 24, 2005 the Gazette Times reported, "In light of the destruction and loss monopolizing the news recently, the theme of Corvallis' fourth annual Interfaith Conference on Oct. 1 couldn't be more appropriate. 'Healing Ourselves and Our World — An Interfaith Sharing,' was the topic chosen months ago by the Interfaith Community of Corvallis...

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Boston College Creates Jewish Studies Minor

September 22, 2005

Source: The Boston Globe

http://www.boston.com/news/education/higher/articles/2005/09/22/bc_adds_minor_in_jewish_studies/

On September 22, 2005 The Boston Globe reported, "Boston College, a Jesuit university with a student body that is overwhelmingly Christian, is launching a program that will allow students to minor in Jewish studies, a rarity in Catholic higher education. Although the first student who intends to sign up...

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Jordan’s King Abdullah Talks with Rabbis About Common Values in DC

September 22, 2005

Source: The Boston Globe

http://www.boston.com/news/world/middleeast/articles/2005/09/22/jordans_king_extends_hand_to_jews/

On September 22, 2005 The Boston Globe reported, "Convening an unprecedented meeting between a Muslim head of state and Jewish religious leaders, King Abdullah II of Jordan urged Jews and Muslims yesterday to 'take bold steps toward mutual forgiveness and reconciliation' to counteract extremist...

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Centennial Display Celebrates Saskatchewan's Religious Diversity

September 19, 2005

Source: Canada.com/The StarPhoenix

http://www.canada.com/saskatoon/starphoenix/news/local/story.html?id=d12d4178-2dc5-4902-9cf7-b5b559afebe7

On September 19, 2005 The StarPhoenix reported, "A centennial display celebrating 100 years of religion in Saskatchewan will soon be making its way to cities across the province. The 4-by-7-foot display, entitled 100 years of Faith in Saskatchewan, will be unveiled by the...

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Jews, Muslims in DC Area Pledge Peace

September 18, 2005

Source: The Washington Times

http://insider.washingtontimes.com/articles/normal.php?StoryID=20050917-112654-9549r

On September 18, 2005 The Washington Times reported, "A group of Muslims and Jews who had been meeting secretly in Montgomery County surfaced late last week with the release of a joint statement promising that the two faiths will work together to find common ground. 'We're deeply committed to the idea of pluralism, tolerance...

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Jewish Chapel Opened at Naval Academy

September 18, 2005

Source: The Boston Globe / The Washington Post

http://www.boston.com/news/nation/washington/articles/2005/09/18/naval_academy_to_open_jewish_chapel/

On September 18, 2005 The Washington Post reported, "Retired Navy Commander Howard Pinskey remembers well that as a midshipman at the US Naval Academy, he would walk outside the campus gates every Saturday to attend Shabbat services at Knesset Israel Congregation in downtown...

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Interfaith Service in Portsmouth Renews Commitment to Help Katrina Victims

September 17, 2005

Source: Portsmouth Herald

http://www.seacoastonline.com/news/09172005/news/63390.htm

On September 17, 2005 the Portsmouth Herald reported, "They have sent money, they have sent supplies, and on Friday night a small group at North Church sent their prayers to the victims of Hurricane Katrina. The Interfaith service brought together spiritual leaders from local Christian, Jewish and Baha’i organizations on what was declared a National Day of Prayer for...

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DC Area Places of Worship Continue to Reach Out to Katrina Victims

September 15, 2005

Source: The Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/09/14/AR2005091401416.html

On September 15, 2005 The Washington Post reported, "Across Montgomery County, members of churches, synagogues and other religious institutions are opening their wallets, and in some cases their homes, to help the victims of Hurricane Katrina. Religious organizations both big and small report raising thousands of dollars...

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Cypriot Jews Celebrate First Synagogue

September 14, 2005

Source: Haaretz

Wire Service: AP

http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/624012.html

On September 14, 2005 the Associated Press reported, "Cyprus' Jewish community inaugurated the island's first synagogue in the seaside city of Larnaca yesterday. 'This is a historic event for Cyprus,' Chief Rabbi Yona Metzger told a 100-strong crowd at the ceremony. 'We are very happy Cyprus is open to all religions.' The ceremony included the introduction of a...

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Jews, Muslims Request Tribunals

September 14, 2005

Source: Beliefnet

Wire Service: AP

http://www.beliefnet.com/story/174/story_17488_1.html

On September 14, 2005 the Associated Press reported, "Jews and Muslims in Ontario pledged Wednesday to fight for faith-based tribunals to settle family disputes after its premier stunned their communities by announcing he would ban all religious arbitration in Canada's largest province. Ontario appeared well on its way to becoming the first Western...

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New Swaminarayan Hindu Temple One of Eight in Country

September 14, 2005

Source: Woodbridge Sentinel

http://ws.gmnews.com/news/2005/0914/Front_Page/018.html

On September 14, 2005 the Woodbridge Sentinel reported, "Temple Ohev Shalom in Colonia, once a Jewish place of worship, has been transformed into a Hindu temple that just recently opened. Hundreds of people from around the world gathered at the Shri Swaminarayan temple to mark its official opening on Sept. 4... The temple is part of the Shri Swaminarayan sect of Hinduism. Its...

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