Post Tagged with: "interfaith"

Officer Mohammad Miah prays in the Episcopal Church of the Mediator. (Photo by Julius Constantine Motal via The Riverdale Press)

Muslims Pray in a NW Bronx Church

Bronx, Muslim September 1, 2017 at 3:35 pm

An Islamic worship group finds a temporary home in a Kingsbridge church, reports The Riverdale Press.

The West 88th Street entrance of B'nai Jeshurun (Photo by Jim Henderson via Wikimedia Commons)

B’nai Jeshurun to Conduct Interfaith Weddings

Jewish, Manhattan June 21, 2017 at 5:32 pm

B’nai Jeshurun, described as an influential and post-denominational synagogue, announced it will start to perform interfaith weddings between Jews and non-Jews in response to demographic changes, report The Forward and The Jewish Week.

(Photo via Reporte Hispano)

NJ Clergy Support Immigrants

Immigration, Latino, New York February 10, 2017 at 5:48 pm

Around 100 priests from different NJ churches showed up at the deportation proceedings of two immigrants to express their support, Reporte Hispano reports.

An Interfaith Play Date in the East Village

An Interfaith Play Date in the East Village

Featured Posts, Jewish, Manhattan, Muslim, Religion, Video, Youth January 12, 2017 at 1:32 pm

Children of different faiths gathered at the Madina Masjid on Jan. 8 to play games and eat pizza, to demonstrate in the wake of Donald Trump’s election win, that it’s possible to unite and play together.

The Islamic Cultural Center on Third Ave. between 96th and 97th streets (Photo by Kinue Imai Weinstein for Voices of NY)

Interfaith Gathering at the Islamic Center

The NYC Muslim-Jewish Solidarity Committee held an interfaith meeting at the Islamic Cultural Center on the Upper East Side on Feb. 25.

Imam Ahmed Dawidar addresses the group.  (Photo by Kinue Weinstein for Voices of NY)

Chanukah in a Mosque

Featured Posts, Jewish, Manhattan, Muslim, Voices' Picks December 15, 2015 at 5:07 pm

The NYC Muslim-Jewish Solidarity Committee (NYCMJSC) observed Chanukah at the Islamic Center on East 55th Street in Manhattan.

Whirling Dervish performing at the Iftar dinner at Temple Emanu-El (Photo by Kinue Imai Weinstein for Voices of NY)

An Iftar at Temple Emanu-El

Temple Emanu-El held its first interfaith iftar dinner to mark the end of Ramadan, the month of fasting for Muslims.

Students worked on signs for the upcoming Interfaith Museum Exhibition, which opens March 22 at Temple Adas Israel. (Photo by Michael Heller via The Sag Harbor Express)

An Interfaith Museum on the East End of LI

Jewish, Latino, Long Island, Youth March 20, 2015 at 4:44 pm

An interfaith museum opens March 22 with works by Jewish and Hispanic children from the East End of Long Island, The Sag Harbor Express reports.

Laurence Rosenbaum serving his Kosher-Halal cheese at the interfaith meeting at the Islamic Center of Morris County in Rockaway, NJ (Photo by   Ramaa Reddy Raghavan for Voices of NY)

Making Cheese for Peace

Featured Posts, Jewish, Muslim, Voices' Picks November 11, 2014 at 6:11 pm

At the Islamic Center of Morris County in Rockaway, New Jersey, a Muslim-Jewish interfaith meeting was held to promote peace and understanding.

An Interfaith ‘Prayer for the World’

An Interfaith ‘Prayer for the World’

Manhattan, Religion, Video October 24, 2014 at 6:12 pm

An interfaith exhibit of life-size sculptures in different poses of prayer from Muslim, Christian and Jewish artists is on view at the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine and featured in a video report from NYCity News Service.

Dr. R. Harris (left), chats with Afshan Haque, Director of Islamic Speakers Bureau of NY (Photo by Kinue Imai Weinstein for Voices of NY)

An Interfaith Iftar in New York

Featured Posts, Jewish, Muslim, Religion, Traditions, Voices' Picks July 17, 2014 at 12:54 pm

Jews, Christians, Buddhists, and Muslims shared the dinner that breaks the daytime fast Muslims observe during Ramadan.

The cover of "Jewish Community Study of New York: 2011," a survey of nearly 6,000 of the New York area's Jewish community.

As Orthodox and Secular Jews Increase, Where is the Jewish ‘Center’?

Demographics, Politics, Religion June 22, 2012 at 6:19 pm

Jewish publications had plenty to say about a recent study which found that New York’s Jewish population has shifted to become both more Orthodox and more secular — as well as more interracial and, in some sectors, poorer. A lively discussion ensued about whether or not these shifts signal a trend toward the political right.

From the Park51 Ruckus Comes a Mission for Interfaith Harmony

From the Park51 Ruckus Comes a Mission for Interfaith Harmony

Culture, In the News, Middle Eastern February 10, 2012 at 4:44 pm

During the rancor and frayed tempers of last year’s Park51 Islamic community center controversy — during which some expressed opposition to an Islamic place of worship being placed a few blocks from Ground Zero in Lower Manhattan — it was hard to imagine communal harmony as an outcome. And yetRead More

Knishes

Hunt for the perfect knish

Culture, In the News, New York December 5, 2011 at 1:43 pm

The Tablet, a magazine of Jewish culture, offers a guide that includes a Brooklyn eatery owned by a Muslim where the knishes are made by a Latino baker.

L.I. Jewish center unites religions

L.I. Jewish center unites religions

Culture, In the News, Metro Area November 30, 2011 at 2:21 pm

It’s called the Suffolk Y Jewish Community Center in Commack, L.I., but twice a week a Roman Catholic nun serves food to seniors there; a Muslim imam works with high school and college students from a variety of backgrounds; and once a week, the pool is closed so that observant Jewish and Muslim women can swim together while preserving their modesty.