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Message from ICNY Executive Director – May’s E-bulletin is Here

ICNY’s Ebulletin for June is here. Message from ICNY Executive Director Dear Friends,   A week ago Monday as part of our prisoner reentry work, The Interfaith Center of New York and our Circles of Support partners hosted Bryan Stevenson, author of Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption, founder of the Equal Justice […]

May 31, 2016 in Blog by

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Letters Supporting Handschu/Raza Settlement

As part of our ongoing advocacy work for religious freedom, ICNY has organized letters from religious leaders around the city (see below) supporting the Handschu/Raza settlement between the NYPD and Muslim New Yorkers whose rights were violated by spying and undercover work done on mosques and Muslim student groups over the past decade.  These letters […]

May 30, 2016 in Blog by

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PODCAST: Al Cadena on the Bahá’í faith, and living life with purpose and meaning

PODCAST “Walk a Path of Service” Al Cadena on the Bahá’í faith, and living life with purpose and meaning Maggi Van Dorn (pictured, left) talks with Al Cadena (right) Thanks to Eddie Gonzalez (center), our friend from StoryCorps, for helping with the recording. In this episode of our free podcast series “NYC Faith Leaders,” Maggi […]

May 23, 2016 in Blog, Spotlight by

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Come to Sacred Music NY’s First Sacred Salon Concert

Join singer/songwriter Noah Aronson as he welcomes Sufi master Amir Vahab and Vodou priests Oneza Lafontant and Gran Bwa for a fascinating evening of sacred song. Every SMNY event is more than just a concert. It’s an intimate gathering where you’ll make new friends, interact with the artists and gain deep insights into the heart […]

May 16, 2016 in Blog by

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Leading Civil Rights and Religious Groups Partner to Support New Jersey Muslims’ Right to Worship

16 Groups file amicus brief in favor of Americans’ right to pray   Muslim Advocates led a coalition of 15 of its allies to file an amicus brief in support of a New Jersey Muslim community whose proposal to build a mosque was rejected by the Township of Bernards. The Township held 39 hearings on […]

May 13, 2016 in Blog by

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Spiritually-Informed Psychotherapies 18-CEC Certificate Program, with Psychotherapy and Spirituality Institute

Dates: The summer term starts June 22nd and spans six weeks until July 27th, with classes scheduled from 9:00am – 12:00pm on Wednesday mornings. Location: The Interchurch Center, 475 Riverside Drive New York, NY, 10115 In 2016, the Psychotherapy & Spirituality Institute joins with the Interfaith Center of New York to launch its inaugural summertime […]

May 9, 2016 in Blog, Upcoming Programs by

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Vesak Celebration of the Buddha’s Birth and Enlightenment

Date: Sunday, May 15 Time: 6:30 – 9:00 pm Location: Saint Peter’s Church, 619 Lexington Avenue @ 54th Street, New York, NY 10022   Please join the Buddhist Council of New York for our 30th annual celebration of Vesak, cosponsored by Saint Peter’s Church. The program will include a Buddha Day parade, bathing of the […]

May 3, 2016 in Blog by

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“Pneumatology, Pluralism and Public Theology” panel to include the Rev. Chloe Breyer

Date: Wednesday May 4 Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Location: Bonhoeffer Room, New York Theological Seminary, 475 Riverside Drive, Suite 500, NY, NY 10115 Offering a new, fresh paradigm of doing pneumatology, leading Pentecostal theologian Veli-Matti Karkkainen’s new book “Spirit and Salvation” presents a vision of the Spirit of Love for the sake of […]

May 2, 2016 in Blog, Program Archive by

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May 2016 E-Announcements: Buddha’s Birthday, Bryan Stevenson, & Muslim Surveillance Cases

ICNY’s E-Bulletin for May is available here Message from ICNY Executive Director Dear Friends,   Greetings from The Interfaith Center of New York. At this time of year ICNY is usually announcing the James Parks Morton Honoree and the date of our annual fundraising dinner. This year we will be doing something different.  With the help of […]

May 2, 2016 in Blog by

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PODCAST: Michael Manswell on Yoruba, the Arts, and Spiritual Transformation

 PODCAST  “Music Can Say Things that the Heart Cannot Find Words to Say”  Michael Manswell on Yoruba, the Arts, and Spiritual Transformation   Michael Manswell (Photo credit: Donna Chong) In this episode of our free podcast series “NYC Faith Leaders,” Maggi Van Dorn and Dr. Henry Goldschmidt talk with dancer, singer, choreographer, teaching artist, artistic […]

April 25, 2016 in Blog, Spotlight by

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