Student Group Leader Training The second Student Group Leader Training for the 2012-2013 Walking the Walk year took place at the Baha’I Center on January 6th, 2013. Student Group Leaders discussed their year so far, met with their group leaders, and engaged in an interactive listening exercise. We wish the Student Group Leaders all the [...]
December 18, 2012 The Religious Leaders Council of Greater Philadelphia Mourns with Newtown Connecticut and Calls for Action The news of the horrific tragedy at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown Connecticut has filled our hearts with shock and profound sadness. We are religious leaders of many faith traditions, and we hold in common [...]
S.A. Ibrahim and Mike Pasek will be presented with the Interfaith Center’s Dare to Understand awards at our benefit concert on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, 5:30 p.m. at the National Museum of American Jewish History. Udi Bar-David and his Intercultural Journeys ensemble will be the distinguished artists. The Interfaith Center is proudly building its list of Event [...]
Why dialogue? Is the Middle East Conflict avoided or discussed in local interfaith work? These were the questions posed by a reporter from the national Jewish newspaper, the Forward, in the midst of the recent violence in Israel and Gaza. Read the Forward article to get a glimpse of what Abby Stamelman Hocky, Interfaith Center’s Executive [...]
An Evening On Best Practices & Creative Strategies For Sharing Your Work With The Wider Community FOR: Leaders and members of Zones of Peace Communities and other individuals, congregations and non-profits. WHEN: Sunday, February 10, 2013 6:00-8:30pm *Light supper provided *On-site parking lot available WHERE: The Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints 3913 Chestnut Street, [...]
‘Walking the Walk’ Mentors and Student Group Leaders gathered on Sunday, September 30th at Germantown Jewish Centre for a day of training, networking, and building enthusiasm for the 2012-2013 ‘Walking the Walk’ program year. For more information or to get involved with ‘Walking the Walk’ contact Margie Scharf, Director of Youth Initiatives at the Interfaith [...]
Join the Interfaith Center for: Religion & Politics: Faith, Democracy and American Public List Wednesday, October 17th at 6:30pm National Museum of American Jewish History: 101 South Independence Mall East Cost: $8 per person, free for NMAJH members See the event flyer for additional details.
The Rewarding Partnership between the Interfaith Center of Greater Philadelphia and Drexel University School of Public Health Interfaith Center staff collaborated with leadership from the Drexel University School of Public Health to hold a religious competency training on June 8, 2012, featuring presentations from individuals from five different religious backgrounds: Seventh Day Adventist, Judaism, Islam, [...]
ONE-DAY TRAINING FOR FACILITATORS OF ENCOUNTERING OTHER FAITHS FOR: Congregational Leaders Responsible for Adult Education and University Staff with Interreligious Responsibilities Participants will find themselves increasingly competent and confident in facilitating members of their congregation or community in their interfaith encounters. CHOOSE FROM TWO FALL 2012 DATES! When: October 11th or November 3rd 9:00am-4:00pm Where: [...]
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