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Sharing the Well: A Resource Guide for Jewish-Muslim Engagement

New publication: Sharing the Well: A Resource Guide for Jewish Muslim Engagement a new collaborative publication of Jewish Theological Seminary, Islamic Society of North America, and Hartford Seminary.  The book offers strategies to deepen Jewish-Muslim interactions at the community level, including a guide to dialogue, articles by Jewish and Muslim leaders on topics such as […]

November 25, 2014 in Blog, Upcoming Programs by

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Join us as we grieve with Mike Brown’s Family and Recommit to Work for Justice

“We are profoundly disappointed that the killer of our child will not face the consequence of his actions. While we understand that many others share our pain, we ask that you channel your frustration in ways that will make a positive change. We need to work together to fix the system that allowed this to happen. […]

November 25, 2014 in Blog by

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PHOTO: Episcopal Charities dinner

Amanda Levering, Linda Steele, Thomas Edwards, and Debbie Boar of the Harlem Community Justice Center and Rev. Chloe Breyer of The Interfaith Center of New York at the Episcopal Charities dinner at the Cathedral of St John the Divine on Nov. 20. Thomas, a graduate of the speakers bureau “Raising My Voice” addressed 800 people […]

November 20, 2014 in Blog by

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ICNY condemns beating of Rabbi Haim

The Interfaith Center of New York condemns the beating of Rabbi Haim on the subway yesterday, while he was visiting New York from Israel for cancer treatment. Rabbi Haim was attacked by several youth who yelled antisemitic epithets at him and physically assaulted him. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Rabbi Haim, his family, […]

November 19, 2014 in Blog by

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Faith Leader Spotlight: Sunita Viswanath

Written By: Kujegi Camara Sunita Viswanath is a fierce leader whose passion for women’s rights and faith-based activism has made her a beacon of hope for the people of New York City. Sunita was born in India to a traditional South Indian Hindu family. During her childhood in India, she was immersed in Hindu rituals […]

November 18, 2014 in Blog by

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The People’s Climate March: A Transforming Interfaith Experience

by Dr. Kusumita P. Pedersen, Co-Chair, Interfaith Center of New York & Professor Emerita of Religious Studies, St. Francis College A little before noon on Sunday, September 21, I walked towards 58th Street between Ninth and Tenth Avenues to join the faith communities contingent of the People’s Climate March. I had no idea that I […]

November 10, 2014 in Blog by

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Día de muertos, DV training for Imams, Faith and Foster Care: ICNY’s E-bulletin for November is here

Message from ICNY Executive Director Dear Friends, This past month, The Interfaith Center of New York joined other organizations in speaking at the MTA’s Oct. 29 Board Meeting about the need for the New York Subways to counter the hate speech on display in poisonous ads put up on the backs of buses by the […]

October 31, 2014 in Blog by

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VIDEOS|Scripture and Healing: Perspectives from the Yoruba and Christian Traditions

Scripture and Healing Videos Playlist of all Videos Scripture and Healing:Perspectives from the Yoruba and Christian Traditions A conversation cosponsored by the Interfaith Center of New York, Ifaworks, and New York Theological Seminary Introductions “People of all faiths turn to Scripture to understand healing the body, the souls, the society,” says Babalawo Antonio Mondersire, as […]

October 31, 2014 in Blog, Program Archive by

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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, Program Archive 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 by

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ICNY: Connecting Faith and Society