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Make a tribute to any or all of the awardees at ICNY’s 20th anniversary celebration: Deadline for Journal Ads is June 26

May 25th,2017 ICNY Latest News

Make a tribute to any or all of the awardees at ICNY's 20th anniversary celebration: the deadline for placing journal ads in our gala program is tomorrow - Friday, June 26. At the gala on June 12, ICNY is honoring: Preet Bharara, The Community of Sant’Egidio, and Ann Rockefeller Roberts (see bios here: http://interfaithcenter.org/20th-anniversary-gala-dinner/). Tribute Journal Ad Rates & Specifications: $1,000 - Full Page (Size: 5.5”w x 8.5”h) $500 - Half Page (Size: 5.5”w x 4.25”h) $200 - Quarter Page (Size: 5.5”w x 2.125”h) To arrange your tribute ad, please contact ICNY's Director of Development, Christopher Thompson, at 212-870-3511 christopher@interfaith...Continue Reading

World Famous High Wire Artist Philippe Petit to serve as Master of Ceremonies at ICNY’s upcoming 20th anniversary gala celebration

May 23rd,2017 ICNY Latest News

Click here to purchase tickets On Monday, June 12, as The Interfaith Center of New York celebrates its twentieth anniversary with a gala at the Tribeca Rooftop, we will be honoring two individuals and a community for their extraordinary work in the area of facilitating communication, understanding and respect between diverse peoples and communities.  This honor is known as the “James Parks Morton” or JPM award, named after the Interfaith Center’s founder and chair emeritus. This year, the gala will be hosted by a former JPM award-winner himself: the world-acclaimed high wire artist Philippe Petit. Mr. Petit gained fame for his high-wire walk between the Twin Towers of the World Trade...Continue Reading

Psychotherapy & Spirituality Institute and ICNY offer Summer Certificate Program for Social Work and Mental Health Professionals

May 22nd,2017 ICNY Latest News

SPIRITUALLY-INFORMED PSYCHOTHERAPIES PSI 2017 SUMMERTIME CERTIFICATE PROGRAM Registration Now Open! CLICK HERE FOR DETAILED INFORMATION AND APPLICATIONS The Psychotherapy and Spirituality Institute has taken an interdisciplinary approach to mental health and spiritual wholeness for more than 40 years. Our six-week, 12-module, 18-hour course will explore the many ways spiritually informed approaches can improve treatment outcomes across a range of mental-health disciplines. The teachers are all licensed professionals with a substantive background in handling both spiritual and clinical concerns. The PSI faculty includes pastoral counselors, LCSWs, LMHCs, an LMFT, and an LP. They come fro...Continue Reading

Recognizing Preet Bharara and his career of protecting the vulnerable

May 16th,2017 ICNY Latest News

NOTE: Preet Bharara will receive the JPM Award at a gala ceremony on Monday, June 12.  Click here to purchase tickets, and join us in honoring Preet Bharara! On Monday, June 12, as The Interfaith Center of New York celebrates its twentieth anniversary with a gala at the Tribeca Rooftop, we will also be honoring two individuals and a community for their extraordinary work in the area of facilitating communication, understanding and respect between diverse peoples and communities.  This honor is known as the “James Parks Morton” award, named after the Interfaith Center’s founder and chair emeritus.  The “JPM” award has previously been bestowed on leaders such as His Holiness the D...Continue Reading

Honoring humanitarian service: The Community of Sant’Egidio

May 15th,2017 ICNY Latest News

NOTE: The Community of Sant'Egidio will receive the JPM Award at a gala ceremony on Monday, June 12.  Click here to purchase tickets, and join us in honoring The Community of Sant'Egidio! On Monday, June 12, as The Interfaith Center of New York celebrates its twentieth anniversary with a gala at the Tribeca Rooftop, we will also be honoring two individuals and a community for their extraordinary work in the area of facilitating communication, understanding and respect between diverse peoples and communities.  This honor is known as the “James Parks Morton” award, named after the Interfaith Center’s founder and chair emeritus.  The “JPM” award has previously been bestowed on lead...Continue Reading

A lifetime devoted to the welfare of Native Americans: Ann Rockefeller Roberts to receive 2017 James Parks Morton Award

May 14th,2017 ICNY Latest News

Ann Rockefeller Roberts NOTE: Ms. Roberts will receive the JPM Award at a gala ceremony on Monday, June 12.  Click here to purchase tickets, and join us in honoring Ann! On Monday, June 12, as The Interfaith Center of New York celebrates its twentieth anniversary with a gala at the Tribeca Rooftop, we will also be honoring two individuals and a community for their extraordinary work in the area of facilitating communication, understanding and respect between diverse peoples and communities.  This honor is known as the "James Parks Morton" award, named after the Interfaith Center's founder and chair emeritus.  The "JPM" award has previously been bestowed on leaders such as His Holiness the ...Continue Reading

The Rev. Chloe Breyer shares research “Against Islamophobia” at Micah Luncheon this Thursday

May 13th,2017 ICNY Latest News

ICNY's executive director, The Rev. Dr. Chloe Breyer, recently defended her dissertation in Christian Ethics at Union Theological Seminary.  We are excited to hear her share the fruit of her research--"Against Islamophobia" this Thursday 5/18 at the Micah Lunch at 12 noon, The Riverside Church, Room 10 T.  With Muslim Ban Executive Orders still in play and bias attacks on the rise, what are the Christian ethical sources for interfaith work to overcome Islamophobia? How do the traditions of the Social Gospel and Christian Realism help Christian Liberals in the US today take on religious prejudice with roots in systemic injustice? In what way might multifaith solidarity with Muslims be...Continue Reading

Helping Schools Confront Islamophobia Workshop

May 4th,2017 ICNY Latest News

Date: Monday, May 15, 2017 Times: 9:00 am — 4:00 pm Location: Interchurch Center, 475 Riverside Dr., New York, NY 10115 Misconceptions and a lack of understanding dominate perceptions of Islam in many societies. In this workshop we will examine the impact of stereotypes, bias, discrimination, and hate crimes toward people perceived to be Muslim in both the United States and Europe. Registration Fee: $10.00 https://www.facinghistory.org/calendar/w2017ny2-helping-schools-confront-islamophobia For more info: renee_harleston@facing.org...Continue Reading

VIDEO: “Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change: A Panel and Discussion”

May 3rd,2017 ICNY Latest News

The Interfaith Center of New York co-sponsored a program during the sixteenth session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, “Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change: A Panel and Discussion.” The event was held on April 26 at Episcopal Church headquarters in New York City, and was also co-sponsored by the Parliament of the World’s Religions, the Center for Earth Ethics at Union Theological Seminary, and the Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples.  The four expert speakers, from four global regions and different Indigenous traditions, were: Chase Iron Eyes (Standing Rock Sioux) Lakota People’s Law Project https://youtu.be/Y2G5hEct8UM?list=PLz...Continue Reading

Two Events with US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer May 12 & 13

May 2nd,2017 ICNY Latest News

Date: Friday, May 12, 2017 Times: 10:00 am —11:30 am Location: Sutton Place Synagogue, 225 East 51st Street, New York, NY 10022 The New York Board of Rabbis in cooperation with the Interfaith Center of New York invites you to join us for a special morning with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Breyer on Friday, May 12, 2017, where he will discuss his book,  "The Court and the World" from 10:00 am —11:30 am. Hosted by Rabbi Rachel Ain and Sutton Place Synagogue, 225 East 51st Street, New York, NY. Due to security, reservations required. Reservation Non-transferable and photo ID will be requested. RSVP by Wednesday, May 10th: Rabbi Diana Gerson The New York Board...Continue Reading