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James Venturi to receive James Parks Morton Promise for the Future Award

This year, The Interfaith Center of New York has added a new category to our awards ceremony. We are calling it the James Parks Morton Promise for the Future Award and bestowing it on visionaries who are in the process of bringing their brilliant ideas to fruition for the betterment of humanity. We believe it […]

May 26, 2015 in Blog by

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Rev. Dr. Alfonso Wyatt – Social Work & Religious Diversity Conference Presenter

Meet Rev. Dr. Alfonso Wyatt – one of the diverse religious leaders and faith-based social service providers speaking at the June 17th Social Work and Religious Diversity conference. Rev. Dr. Alfonso Wyatt, is the founder of the nonprofit consultancy Strategic Destiny, and is currently a consultant to the Casey  Family Programs Faith-Based Child Welfare Initiative, […]

May 20, 2015 in Blog by

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Clergy, Community, and Cops Sabbath Weekend Multi-faith Prayer Breakfast

Date: Friday, May 22 Time: 8:00 am – 10 pm Location: Union Theological Seminary, 3041 Broadway, New York, NY 10027 Union Theological Seminary, Auburn Seminary, The Interfaith Center of New York, the Micah Institute at New York Theological Seminary, the Riverside Church, and the Drum Major Institute invite you to a multi-faith prayer breakfast.This breakfast […]

May 19, 2015 in Blog by

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Bob Abernethy to receive 13th Annual James Parks Morton Interfaith Award

This year, The Interfaith Center of New York is pleased to bestow its 13th annual James Parks Morton Interfaith Award on Bob Abernethy, Executive Editor and Host of PBS/Thirteen’s Religion & Ethics Newsweekly. Bob is a veteran television news correspondent who coincidentally launched his program the same year ICNY was founded. Growing up with grandfathers […]

May 18, 2015 in Blog by

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Exploring Hinduism

This 6-part series of videos from ICNY’s Social Work and Religious Diversity program offers introductions to a range of faith traditions that speak to the interests of social workers and others. The series will explore Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and Afro-Caribbean religions like Vodou and Santeria. This installment focuses on Hinduism. Each installment includes […]

May 15, 2015 in Blog by

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Rabbi Dr. Nancy H. Wiener – Social Work & Religious Diversity Conference Presenter

Meet Rabbi Dr. Nancy H. Wiener – one of the diverse religious leaders and faith-based social service providers speaking at the June 17th Social Work and Religious Diversity conference. Rabbi Dr. Nancy H. Wiener is the founder and Clinical Director of the Jacob and Hilda Blaustein Center for Past­oral Counseling at Hebrew Union College – […]

May 13, 2015 in Blog by

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ICNY Welcomes Dean Obeidallah as Master of Ceremonies for 13th Annual Awards Gala

Expect plenty of laughter when breakthrough award-winning comedian Dean Obeidallah takes the stage as our Master of Ceremonies at The Interfaith Center of New York’s 13th Annual James Parks Morton Interfaith Awards Gala. Obeidallah, born of a Palestinian father and a Sicilian mother, uses his comedy to dispel negative stereotypes of Arab-Americans and Muslims. A […]

May 12, 2015 in Blog by

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Maryum Khwaja: Faith as “a Resource that Works”

Maryum Khwaja, LCSW, Nasiha Counselling and the Bleuler Psychotherapy Center By Petra Halbur For many therapists, religion and spirituality are difficult subjects to broach with their clients. But according to clinical social worker Maryum Khwaja (cofounder of Nasiha Counseling, a private practice that specializes in working with Muslim clients), they can be essential, transformative resources […]

May 11, 2015 in Blog by

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ICNY Social Media Manager’s pictures selected as finalists in Harvard’s Pluralism Project Photo Contest

Two photos taken by Kevin Childress, ICNY’s Social Media Manager, were chosen as finalists in The Pluralism Project at Harvard University’s photo contest, documenting the changing religious landscape of the United States. One photo was taken at the NY Ganesh Temple (also known as the Hindu Temple Society of New York), at their annual celebration […]

May 9, 2015 in Blog by

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13th Annual James Parks Morton Awards Dinner

*To avoid processing fees, please call Ellen at (212) 870-3511.  We accept credit card payment by phone or checks made payable to: Interfaith Center of New York. Checks can be mailed to: Interfaith Center of New York, 475 Riverside Drive – Suite 540, New York, NY 10115.

May 8, 2015 in Blog by

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ICNY: Connecting Faith and Society