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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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Teaching Religious Diversity through Civic Engagement: A Teacher Training with Face to Faith and ICNY

Date: Friday, November 7 Time: 11:30 am – 3:00 pm Location: The Interfaith Center of New York, 475 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10115 America’s Middle and High Schools can play a vital role in fostering interfaith understanding, but unfortunately too many teachers are unprepared to teach effectively, appropriately, and constitutionally about contemporary religious diversity. […]

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

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The Importance of Learning about “Lived Religion” by Dr Henry Goldschmidt

The Importance of Learning about “Lived Religion” Or, What’s the Deal with that Orange on Your Neighbor’s Seder Plate? by Dr. Henry Goldschmidt, ICNY Director of Education Programs ICNY offers education programs for a wide range of audiences in New York and beyond, including secondary school teachers and students, social workers, religious leaders, and the […]

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Scripture and Healing: Perspectives from the Yoruba and Christian Traditions

Date: Thursday, October 30 Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm (lunch available afterwards) Location: The Interchurch Center, 475 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10015 All are welcome to join this exciting conversation! The sacred texts of our diverse faith traditions are much more than simply books on the shelf. In many traditions, clergy and counselors […]

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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 16, 2014 in Blog, Program Archive, Upcoming Programs by

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Peter Zimroth profiled in New York Law Journal

The following article by Chris Serico was published in the New York Law Journal October 14, 2014.  The full article can be accessed here. Peter Zimroth NYLJ/Rick Kopstein While accepting the Interfaith Center of New York’s James Parks Morton Award, Peter Zimroth reflected on his life and career. But before doing so, he lifted his […]

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Jewish Wisdom and the Pursuit of Peace

Date: Thursday, October 23 Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Location: The JCC in Manahattan, 334 Amsterdam Ave (at 76th), New York, NY 10023 Speaking on her newly-published book, From Enemy to Friend: Jewish Wisdom and the Pursuit of Peace, Rabbi Amy Eilberg will highlight Jewish understandings of conflict and peacebuilding as they apply to interpersonal […]

October 9, 2014 in Blog, Program Archive, Upcoming Programs by

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Is Islam a Religion?: Islamophobia, Public Discourse, and the Idea of Religion

Date: Wednesday, October 22 Time: 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm (Time Zone: America/New York) Location: Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York, Social Hall, 3041 Broadway at 121st Street, New York, NY 10027 Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York 3041 Broadway at 121st Street, New York, NY 10027 – See […]

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Jews, Christians and Muslims: Challenging Extremism Today

Date: Monday, October 20 Time: 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm Location: Manhattan College, Smith Auditorium, 4513 Manhattan College Pkwy, Riverdale, NY 10463 Join a crucial discussion on the recent extremism and prejudice that has resulted from the Israeli/Gaza conflict, ISIS in Syria and Iraq, extermination of minorities and Christians in Syria and Pakistan. This is […]

October 6, 2014 in Blog, Program Archive, Upcoming Programs by

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Vision2040 Day 4 Video: Use Your Tools For Good. Build Relationships, Not Walls, by Dr. Sarah Sayeed

Dr. Sayeed asks us to communicate, even when it seems difficult. 3 Ways You Can Build Relationships & Communicate: 1. Choose to listen instead of closing off. 2. Speak to each other’s heart. 3. Pay attention to each other’s emotions. Learn more about Dr. Sayeed: http://interfaithcenter.org/staff Twitter: https://twitter.com/SarahSayeedNYC

October 3, 2014 in Blog by

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ICNY: Connecting Faith and Society