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2014 Domestic Violence Workshop for Imams

Date: Wednesday, Nov. 5 Time: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Location: The Interchurch Center (Sockman Lounge), Address: 475 Riverside Dr., New York, NY 10115 Enter the conversation on domestic violence and help raise awareness. Islamic Relief USA has partnered with the Peaceful Families Project to help jumpstart the conversation on domestic violence in the Muslim […]

October 28, 2014 in Blog, Upcoming Programs by

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Procession for the Innocents

Date: Saturday, November 1, 2014 Time: 2:00 pm Location: Union Square On November 1, 2014, the second day of Día de Muertos, children and innocents who have died in the past year will be are remembered in a “Procession for the Innocents.” The Procession starts at 2PM in Union Square and will walk to St. […]

October 27, 2014 in Blog, Program Archive, Upcoming Programs by

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EBOLA RESOURCES FORUM FOR NYC RELIGIOUS LEADERS

Learn Practical Information & Get Resources to Keep Yourself, Your Staff, Your Congregants and Neighbors Informed, Calm & Safe Tuesday, October 28, 2014 – 8:30am – 10:30am Metropolitan College of New York 431 Canal Street, 11th Floor (Canal & Varick) During a public health crisis, like Ebola, both faith communities and the public look to […]

October 27, 2014 in Blog by

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Faith Leader Spotlight: Rabbi Simkha Weintraub

Wriiten By: Anna Rubin Rabbi Simkha Weintraub, currently the Rabbinic Director for the New York Jewish Healing Center and National Center for Jewish Healing, a sector of the Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services (JBFCS), calls himself a “pulpit-free” rabbi. Informed by the joy his father experienced as a rabbi in the 1950s-70s working […]

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BRONX: Working with NYC Muslim Families: A workshop for staff of ACS, preventive and foster care agencies

Date: Thursday, Nov. 6 Time: 8:30 am – 12:00 pm Location: Davidson Community Center, 2038 Davidson Avenue, Bronx, NY 10453 The workshop seeks to help bridge the gap in culturally responsive child welfare and foster care services for Muslim communities.  The workshop will provide information on: Basics about Islam and Muslims Parenting, Fostering, and Adoption […]

October 24, 2014 in Blog, Program Archive, Upcoming Programs by

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BRONX: Strengthening Muslim Families Through Child Welfare Partnerships: A workshop for Bronx community leaders

Strengthening Muslim Families Through Child Welfare Partnerships A workshop for Bronx community leaders, imams, teachers, youth workers, day-care providers, and parents interested in foster care. Date: Thursday, Nov. 6 Time: 12:45 pm – 3:30 pm Location: Davidson Community Center, 2038 Davidson Avenue, Bronx, NY 10453 The workshop seeks to help bridge the gap in culturally […]

October 24, 2014 in Blog, Program Archive, Upcoming Programs by

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STATEN ISLAND: Harnessing Spirituality & Religion in End of Life Care

Date: Wednesday, November 12, 2014 Time: 4:00 pm – 6:00pm, followed by dinner (6:00-7:30) and a special public panel (beginning at 7:30) organized by Building Bridges, “A Dialogue on Belief, Practice and Faith: End of Life, Death & Dying.” Location:  Congregation Temple Emanu-El, 984 Post Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10302 For religious leaders (clergy and […]

October 24, 2014 in Blog, Program Archive, Uncategorized, Upcoming Programs by

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“The Silent Center”: Mindfulness & Meditation in 3 Faith Traditions

Date: Sunday, Nov. 2 Time: 1:30 – 4:00 pm Location: Global Center for Academic and Spiritual Life, 238 Thompson Street, 5th Floor, Grand Hall Mindfulness and meditation have historically played a role in nearly every major religious tradition, and yet it is only in recent times that many of these traditions are reclaiming those practices, […]

October 21, 2014 in Blog, Program Archive, Upcoming Programs by

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Meet Chief Solagbade Popoola, a featured speaker in ICNY’s upcoming panel on “drawing upon scripture to promote holistic healing”

Chief Solagbade Popoola is a leading Nigerian Ifa priest (often known in the Americas as a Babalawo). He has over thirty years of knowledge and practice as a diviner and spiritual counselor, an interpreter of Odu stanzas, and a teacher of Ifa medicine, philosophy, and ethics. In addition to his ordination as an Ifa priest, […]

October 21, 2014 in Blog, Program Archive by

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Answering the Cry in the Middle East: A Panel on Peace-Building

Date: Wednesday, October 29 Time: 7:00 – 9:00 pm Location: The Interchurch Center, Sockman Lounge, 475 Riverside Drive, NY, NY 10115 This panel explores options for entering into processes of peace-building that respect the diversity and otherness in the region with applications for the U.S. RSVP here or send email to nytspeacepanel@eventbrite.com. A flyer for […]

October 20, 2014 in Blog, Program Archive, Upcoming Programs by

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ICNY: Connecting Faith and Society