Category: "Articles and Press about ICNY"

Black Star News: In New York Muslims And Supporters Rally Against Trump’s Islamophobia

January 28th,2017 ICNY Articles and Press about ICNY, Latest News

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Jewish Political News & Updates: NYPD Hopes to Usher in Change With New Multi-faith Training Video

November 21st,2016 ICNY Articles and Press about ICNY

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NYPD News: NYPD and Interfaith Center of New York Launch Multi-Faith Police Training Video

November 21st,2016 ICNY Articles and Press about ICNY

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ICNY’s Rev. Breyer quoted in NY Times article: A Future Haunted by Ghosts of the Past

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The Associated Press (incl. Fox News), 8/19/16: NYC Muslims grapple with surveillance after imam’s killing

August 19th,2016 ICNY Articles and Press about ICNY

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“Poll: Whites, Minorities Differ On Religious Satire” – article quotes ICNY’s Dr. Henry Goldschmidt

From article by by Nik Bonopartis published in Opposing Views on March 7, 2016   “Non-white Americans might be more sensitive than whites to negative media images of Islam (and religious diversity in general) because they understand how it feels to believe, rightly or wrongly, that one’s community is under attack by the media and mainstream society,” Henry Goldschmidt, director of education programs at the Interfaith Center of New York, told McClatchy.   The full article is available here ...Continue Reading

Article in Patheos: “A New Approach to Teaching Religion”

January 22nd,2016 ICNY Articles and Press about ICNY, Latest News

[This article by George G. Coe was published in Patheos on January 20. The original article is available here] High school world religions curricula should not only focus on a religion’s texts, doctrines, and rituals, but also on how the different religions are practiced today. In a recent essay for Routledge Research in Education and Religion, Dr. Henry Goldschmidt, Director of Education Programs at the Interfaith Center of New York, argues that teachers can promote an understanding of religious diversity through the study of each religion’s contemporary politics, culture, and public discourse. Some historians and religious scholars refer to this focus on current practice as the s...Continue Reading

Rev. Chloe Breyer remarks on Trump’s proposal to ban Muslim immigrants from U.S.

December 8th,2015 ICNY Articles and Press about ICNY, Latest News

“I think the prejudice and the Islamophobia that he has shown consistently over the last few months has made him completely ill-equipped for any kind of public office.” - ICNY executive director The Rev. Chloe Breyer from CBS article "Trump Rejects Criticism Of His Proposal To Ban Muslims"    ...Continue Reading

News 12 Brooklyn coverage of interfaith vigil denouncing violence

November 19th,2015 ICNY Articles and Press about ICNY, Latest News

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WSJ: The Rev. Chloe Breyer on Pope Francis’ visit to NYC

September 28th,2015 ICNY Articles and Press about ICNY, Latest News

Excerpt from Wall Street Journal article by Corinne Ramey and Sonja Sharp, published Sept. 27: Even for non-Catholics, the pope’s visit was meaningful because of its focus on often-invisible communities, said Rev. Chloe Breyer, executive director of the Interfaith Center of New York. “This is something that most religious traditions agree is the right thing to do.” Rev. Breyer said she thinks the pope has “a bit of a blind spot” regarding women’s ordination, but that doesn’t take away from his work for the marginalized. She recalled speaking to a Sikh leader at the event at the 9/11 Memorial: “He said to me the other day that everyone thinks that he is their pope.” &...Continue Reading