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Check out our West Philly Network’s Blog!

Our West Philly Network’s Group Leader, Margaret, has been keeping a blog. Click on the link to read about her and the students’ Walking the Walk experiences. http://westcentralwalkingthewalk.wordpress.com/

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April 9th Event will honor Radian CEO, S.A. Ibrahim and Walking the Walk Alum, Mike Pasek- SOLD OUT

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 […]

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Walking the Walk Mentors Begin Another Year

‘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 […]

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Celebrating a Rewarding Partnership

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, […]

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Encountering Other Faiths Facilitator Training Fall 2012

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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Interfaith Center Intern Reflects on Summer 2012 Gateway to Religious Communities

By Jenn Mirel Being a part of the Gateway program this summer has been a great opportunity for me to learn and witness different expressions of faith, attended worship services I had not had the opportunity to before, and see the incredibly welcoming nature of these different congregations. As a third party staff member of these visits I […]

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“Evening in the Museum” at the Franklin Institute – Audio Recording

On July 26, we welcomed over 100 guests to our “Evening in the Museum” at the Franklin Institute, where attendees toured the Franklin’s Dead Sea Scroll Exhibit and participated in a special program led by Rev. Nicole Diroff, Rabbi Michael Knopf, and Rev. Rob McCllelan. Thank you to all who came out and made this […]

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Walking the Walk Overnight Retreat For all Christian Students and Alumni

Walking the Walk Overnight Retreat – For all Christian Students and Alumni At Kirkwood Camp and Conference Center Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania Departing Friday October 5th, 2012 at 7:00 pm Returning Sunday, October 7th, 2012 by 4:00 pm Cost is $60 per person (this includes all meals and transportation to the site and back from the Philadelphia […]

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A Day of Jewish Identity Sukkot Retreat

Walking the Walk – A Day of Jewish Identity Sukkot Retreat for Jewish Students & Alumni At Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy 272 S. Bryn Mawr Ave., Bryn Mawr PA 19010 9:00am to 5:00 pm Sunday, October 7, 2012 $20 per person(Scholarships available.) Join fellow Jewish Walking the Walk students and alumni for a day […]

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Join us this Spring for Encountering Other Faiths!

A ONE-DAY TRAINING FOR FACILITATORS OF ENCOUNTERING OTHER FAITHS First session is coming up on March 22! When: March 22nd or April 28th Where: Bawa Muhaiyaddeen Mosque & Fellowship, 5820 Overbrook Ave Philadelphia, PA 19131 COST: $120 per person, payable at the door (a limited number of scholarships are available) REGISTER: March 8th (for the […]

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