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Prayer Service, Monday at Noon, for sympathy for families of officers killed

Prayer Service, Monday at Noon, for sympathy for families of officers killed, improved community police relations, and an end to senseless violence and killings.  120th St and Broadway.

December 21, 2014 in Blog by

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The Parliament Proudly Announces the INAUGURAL WOMEN’S ASSEMBLY FOR GLOBAL ADVANCEMENT

The Women’s Task Force of the Parliament of the World’s Religions invites YOU to the Inaugural Assembly for Women’s Global Advancement, Oct. 15 and Program Initiative at the 2015 Parliament of the World’s Religions, Oct. 16-19, 2015 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Join with women of diverse faiths and spiritual traditions to: ·  MAKE HISTORY ·  SYNERGIZE THE PLATFORM ·  SHARE […]

December 15, 2014 in Blog by

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Invitation to attend Prayer Breakfast at Union

Date: Thursday, Dec. 18 Time: 8:30 am to 10:00 am Location: Union Theological Seminary, 3041 Broadway at 121st Street, New York, NY 10027 You are invited to a citywide multi-faith Prayer Breakfast for the Healing of the Nation sponsored by Union Theological Seminary, the Riverside Church, Drum Major Institute, and Auburn Seminary. The breakfast will include both local clergy and organizers […]

December 15, 2014 in Blog by

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Faith Comunities invited to an Evening Service of Justice and Healing in Harlem

Date: Tuesday, December 16 Time: 6:00 pm Location: St. Philips, 204 W. 134th St. & Adam Clayton Powell Blvd/7th Ave. (Near Subways A, 2, 3. Or taxi from Metro North 125th St) In the wake of the deaths of Eric Garner in Staten Island and Michael Brown in Ferguson  you are encouraged to come yourself […]

December 15, 2014 in Blog by

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Faith Leader Spotlight: Rev. Dr. T.K. Nakagaki

Rev. Dr. T.K. Nakagaki Rev. Dr. T.K. Nakagaki (who goes by Rev. TK because, as he says, it’s just easier), became involved in the Interfaith Center from its earliest days, soon after he moved to New York. Bawa Jain, of the World Council of Religious Leaders, reached out to T.K. in an effort to diversify […]

December 15, 2014 in Blog by

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Eric Garner Protests – Photos & Media Coverage

Thanks to Linda Sarsour and Rev. Dr. Peter Heltzel for these images taken below at recent “I Can’t Breathe” demonstrations around New York City, protesting the Staten Island grand jury’s decision not to indict an NYPD officer in the chokehold death of Eric Garner.  Some of these images were taken during a “Die In” at […]

December 9, 2014 in Blog by

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ICNY Executive Director joins interfaith delegation to meet with Pope Francis

“It is forgetfulness of God, and not His glorification, that generates violence. This is why I insisted on the importance of Christians and Muslims working together for solidarity, peace and justice, stating that each State must assure citizens and religious communities real freedom of worship…  Today, before going to greet the sick I was with […]

December 8, 2014 in Blog by

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Guest Blogger Kevin Oro-Hahn writes on “ICNY — an Investment in our Future”

The Interfaith Center of New York—an Investment in our Future by Kevin Oro-Hahn, ICNY Treasurer My training is as an investor in public equities, in the tradition known as value investing. For those unfamiliar, this is “value” in the sense of getting a bargain as opposed to “values” in the sense of following timeless principles. […]

December 8, 2014 in Blog by

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ICNY Statement on Eric Garner case and Thursday actions

ICNY Statement on Eric Garner Case  The Interfaith Center of New York extends our most sincere condolences to the Garner family at this time and we regret the outcome of today’s grand jury decision not to bring criminal charges against any of the police officers involved in Eric Garner’s killing. Like other New Yorkers, we […]

December 3, 2014 in Blog by

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“Strengthening bonds across faiths and taking on concrete social concerns”: ICNY’s Annual Appeal for 2014

December 1, 2014 Dear Friends of ICNY, Nearly 13,000 children used foster care services in May of 2013 in NYC and at the same time, nearly 30,000 children’s families received services to prevent foster care placement. Recognizing that religious leaders can play important roles as family advisors, counselors and guides in the foster care system, […]

December 2, 2014 in Blog by

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ICNY: Connecting Faith and Society