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Inclusion and Exclusion through Interfaith Dialogue: Lessons from Crown Heights and The Interfaith Center of New York

Date: Thursday, October 9 Time: 6:00 pm Location: 246 East Library Wing, Axinn Library An expert on interfaith work, Dr. Henry Goldschmidt, scholar and Director of Education Programs at the Interfaith Center of New York, draws on his extensive experience to describe what interfaith work really looks like “on the ground.”  He also explores how the category of “interfaith” […]

September 29, 2014 in Blog, Upcoming Programs by

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Leaders offer diverse perspectives on End of Life Care issues in America

VIDEO PLAYLIST: NYC Faith Perspective: Rev. Chloe Breyer, Executive Director of The Interfaith Center of New York (ICNY) talks about the center, and the Marshall Meyer Retreats for Social Justice. Community Perspective: Sheila Namm, of Maimonides Medical Center, offers a Community Perspective on Advanced Care. Physician Perspective:Dr. Uma Mysorekar, physician and director of the Hindu […]

September 28, 2014 in Blog, Program Archive by

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Sheila Namm, Maimonides Medical Center, discusses Working Together to Support End-of-Life Patients & Families

“The simple act of talking about end of life has become politically incorrect.” Sheila Namm, Maimonides Medical Center, discusses Working Together to Support Patients and Families.

September 28, 2014 in Blog, Program Archive by

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Rev. George Handzo of Health Care Chaplaincy discusses Working Together to Support Patients & Families dealing with End of Life Issues

“We need you in faith communities to teach healthcare clinicians & chaplains about your people.” Reverend George Handzo, Health Care Chaplaincy speaks on panel discussion about Working Together to Support Patients and Families.

September 28, 2014 in Blog, Program Archive by

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Bob Wolf, Moderator, convenes panel discussion on Working Together to Support Patients and Families

Bob Wolf, Moderator, convenes panel discussion on Working Together to Support Patients and Families.

September 26, 2014 in Blog, Program Archive by

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Jatinder Singh of Sikh Aid offers faith leader reflection on End-of-Life Care

“In praying around my dying father in his last hour, we saw his pain diminish, he was in peace.” Jatinder Singh of Sikh Aid offers a faith leader reflection at the Marshall Meyer Retreat on End-of-Life Care.

September 26, 2014 in Blog, Program Archive by

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Soledad Kaplan-O’Brien of the Dharma Drum Retreat Center offers a faith leader reflection on End-of-Life Care

Soledad Kaplan-O’Brien of the Dharma Drum Retreat Center offers a faith leader reflection at the Marshall Meyer Retreat on End-of-Life Care.

September 26, 2014 in Blog, Program Archive by

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Panel discusses linkages between Healing & Curing, end of life decision making and legal issues in advanced planning

Basics About Advanced Care There are times when “doing” isn’t the answer, & “being” is the only option – to be present with the patient.” Dr. Brad Stuart “The time to think about an advance directive is long before it’s needed.” Randye Retkin Jon Broyles (moderator), Dr. Brad Stuart of the Coalition to Transform Care, […]

September 26, 2014 in Blog, Program Archive by

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Dr. Uma Mysorekar offers Hindu & physician perspective on End of Life Care

“Caregivers don’t need to know the patient’s faith but must be sympathetic & willing to listen.” Dr. Uma Mysorekar offers Hindu & physician perspective on End of Life Care at Marshall Meyer Retreat for Social Justice.  

September 25, 2014 in Blog, Program Archive by

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Ven. Khenpo Pema Wangdak offers Tibetan Buddhist perspective on End of Life Care

“To help a dying person reinforce their faith is a great to help to them.” Ven. Khenpo Pema Wangdak offers Tibetan Buddhist perspective on End of Life Care at Marshall Meyer Retreat for Social Justice.

September 25, 2014 in Blog, Program Archive by

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ICNY: Connecting Faith and Society