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Jul
17
2018
It’s Not the Sistine Chapel….But  On Sunday, April 29, about 300 to 400 people of different spiritual persuasions gathered and then walked through portions of Center City and Northern Liberties to celebrate all of our unity and comradery ‘midst all our diversity. Walking together were Jews, Muslims, Christians, Buddhists, Sikhs, secular humanists, and whoever else.     The Friends Quaker Meeting House at 315 Arch St. was our first stop; then we went... + read more
May
14
2018
Husnaa Hashim, Philadelphia’s 2017-2018 Youth Poet Laureate,received a standing ovation after sharing this poem at Society Hill Synagogue during our 2018 Peace Walk.  IDENTITY from Safiya Gallaghan on Vimeo.
Apr
21
2018
In preparation for the 15th annual Philadelphia Interfaith Walk for Peace and Reconciliation on April 29th, here are a few shorts clips of footage from previous years' Walks:
Apr
11
2018
  (A poem by Thich Nhat Hanh which embodies so much of what the Interfaith Walk for Peace and Reconciliation is all about...) Walking Meditation Take my hand. We will walk. We will only walk. We will enjoy our walk without thinking of arriving anywhere. Walk peacefully. Walk happily. Our walk is a peace walk. Our walk is a happiness walk. Then we learn that there is no peace walk; that peace is the walk; that there is no happiness walk; that happiness is... + read more
Apr
11
2018
(As we near the date of our 15th annual Philadelphia Interfaith Walk for Peace & Reconciliation on April 29th, Linda Toia shares a reflection on last year's walk.) I don’t want to just listen to people talk about the importance of connecting. I want to CONNECT. I want to sit at tables with people of all types and faiths (or none). I want to be part of an organic process that offers people the opportunity to come together in a safe setting and share something of their... + read more

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