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Upcoming Sri Ganesa Chathurthi Celebrations at Hindu Temple in Queens

Dates: Friday, Sept. 11 through Sunday, Sept. 20 Location: The Hindu Temple Society of North America, 45-57 Bowne Street, Flushing, Queens, 11355 Ganesa Chathurthi is the Hindu festival celebrated in honor of the god Ganesa (or Ganesh), the elephant-headed remover of obstacles and the god of beginnings and wisdom. Celebrations take place throughout the 10-day […]

August 25, 2015 in Blog by

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UNITE to Face Addiction & #RecoverOutLoud on the National Mall in Washington, DC Oct. 4

UNITE to Face Addiction (www.facingaddiction.org) is a grassroots advocacy effort organizing people, communities and organizations to face addiction, stand up for recovery, and #RecoverOutLoud on the National Mall in Washington, DC on Sunday, October 4th.   Take the first step and sign the UNITE to Face Addiction Clergy Unity Letter – UNITE organizers will then me in contact […]

August 17, 2015 in Blog, Program Archive, Upcoming Programs by

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Tom Dobbins of Catholic Charities of NY: “Sowing Seeds of Peace in the Pope’s Own Garden”

by Tom Dobbins, Justice and Peace Coordinator/ Producer: JustLove Radio – Sirius/XM Catholic Channel, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York As a lifelong New Yorker – growing up in the Bronx, with a sojourn in lower Westchester and now happily a resident of Manhattan – I have over my lifetime been exposed to […]

August 10, 2015 in Blog by

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The Japan Times: New York interfaith leaders mark 70th year since Hiroshima bombing

NEW YORK – Buddhist, Hindu, Christian, Muslim and Jewish leaders gathered Wednesday in Manhattan to mark the 70th anniversary of the Hiroshima atomic bombing with a ceremony featuring musicians and a survivor of the blast who now lives in New York state. At precisely 7:15 p.m. New York time — coinciding with the exact moment […]

August 6, 2015 in Articles and Press about ICNY, Blog by

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Interfaith Commemoration of Hiroshima’s and Nagasaki’s 70th anniversary

Date: Wednesday, August 5 Time: 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Location: New York Society for Ethical Culture, 2 W. 64th Street, at Central Park West Interfaith Peace Gathering to commemorate Hiroshima & Nagasaki atomic bombing (70th year anniversary). Supported by The Interfaith Center of New York, and Buddhist Council of New York.  For more info […]

August 2, 2015 in Blog, Program Archive by

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ICNY’s E-bulletin for August is available now

Dear Friends, On Wednesday, August 5th, ICNY will be joining other organizations and houses of worship to honor the 70th Anniversary of the atomic bomb explosions over Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan. The role of faith leaders and interfaith networks of peacemakers remains critical in fighting both interpersonal violence and violence on a mass scale. […]

July 31, 2015 in Blog by

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ICNY Supports Obama Administration and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid for Reimbursing Health Care Professionals for Counseling on End-of-Life Care

The Interfaith Center of New York applauds the Obama Administration and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid for taking the necessary steps to establish funding codes that would reimburse physicians and other qualified health care professionals to conduct voluntary conversations with critically ill people and their families regarding their care goals and treatment preferences. We […]

July 27, 2015 in Blog by

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The Reverend Chloe Breyer reflects on some key individuals who passed away in the recent year

Mr. Gordon Stanton, ICNY Board Member Dr. Constantine Tsitsera, Friend, ICNY Mr. George Kantakis, Founder, Associated Cut Flowers Ms. Murielle Borst-Tarrant (Kuna/Rappahanock Nations) Director, Safe Harbors Indigenous Arts/Theater Collective at LaMaMa Theatre remembers: Ms. Tonya Gonnella Frichner (Snipe Clan/Citizen, Onondaga Nation) Founder, American Indian Law Alliance; North American Regional Representative to the United Nations Permanent […]

July 22, 2015 in Blog by

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Awards Gala Highlight: Selected Cast members of Alive! 55+ and Kickin

Mr. Theo Harris, Singer Mrs. Phyllis Harris, Singer Mr. Greg Kelly, Musical Director, perform at ICNY’s 13th annual James Parks Morton Interfaith Awards Gala.

July 22, 2015 in Blog by

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Consulting Opportunity: Conference Planner for Interfaith Dialogue on Prisoner Reentry

The Interfaith Center of New York (ICNY) is a secular nonprofit organization, founded in 1997, that works to build relationships of mutual respect and understanding among New York City’s faith communities and civic institutions, to educate New Yorkers and others about the city’s religious diversity, and to foster collaborative civic engagement by New Yorkers of […]

July 21, 2015 in Blog by

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ICNY: Connecting Faith and Society