Peace Walk Planning Meeting

Visitors are invited and welcomed to our monthly meetings which occur on Wednesday nights at 6:30 p.m. at the Al Aqsa Islamic Academy:

Peace Walk Planning Meeting

Visitors are invited and welcomed to our monthly meetings which occur on Wednesday nights at 6:30 p.m. at the Al Aqsa Islamic Academy:

Peace Walk Planning Meeting

Visitors are invited and welcomed to our monthly meetings which occur on Wednesday nights at 6:30 p.m. at the Al Aqsa Islamic Academy:

Peace Walk Planning Meeting

Visitors are invited and welcomed to our monthly meetings which occur on Wednesday nights at 6:30 p.m. at the Al Aqsa Islamic Academy:

Peace Walk Planning Meeting

Visitors are invited and welcomed to our monthly meetings which occur on Wednesday nights at 6:30 p.m. at the Al Aqsa Islamic Academy:

Solidarity Topples an Old Story

[This article has also been published on the Huffington Post.]

Last week I paid my respects at Mt. Carmel cemetery in Philadelphia, a Jewish cemetery that recently, like others in St. Louis and Rochester, was severely vandalized. Seeing gravestone after gravestone—estimates now say more than 500—toppled with such brute force was sobering. But one thing it wasn’t was news.

Statement on the Desecration of Gravestones in Mt. Carmel Cemetery

The members of the Philadelphia Interfaith Walk for Peace and Reconciliation join our voices with the many other Interfaith organizations, religious groups and individuals who decry the desecration of gravestones in the Mt. Carmel Cemetery.  This hateful act is not reflective of the Philadelphia we know and love and we hope that the perpetrator(s) will soon be identified and brought to justice. 

SOW THE SEEDS of TRANSFORMATIVE LEADERSHIP — THE SHALOM CENTER CELEBRATION

Honoring three crucial activists: Bill McKibben, world-renowned leader of 350.org and of campaigns against the Keystone XL Tar Sandy dirty-oil pipeline; Bishop Dwayne Royster, political director of PICO, the national umbrella organization for religious congregation-based community organizing, with a special concern for and involvement with African American and Latino communities; and Sophia Wilensky, the young anti-pipeline organizer who, after stints working against oil-delivery pipelines in New England and New York, came to Standing Rock as a W

PLAYGROUNDS for PALESTINE 16th ANNUAL GALA

Including auction, entertainment and food.  Early bird special (through 2/28/17):  $65.00; Reserved seating: $90; General Admission: $75.00; Children’s Admission: $60.00.  

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INTERFAITH CENTER of GREATER PHILADELPHIA: The DARE to UNDERSTAND AWARD to EBOO PATEL

The annual Dare to Understand Award honors community leaders of distinction.  Recipients, through their actions, reflect the Center’s commitment to diversity and challenge barriers to understanding.  With this award, we celebrate those who “dare to understand” in bold ways and applaud the courage it takes to cross lines of difference and work together for the common good.

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