Former USC chief Steven Sample is remembered for his deep faith

This article first appears in the Los Angeles Times Former USC President Steven B. Sample was remembered on campus Wednesday as a man of deep faith who reached out to diverse religious groups. During an interfaith prayer service, several speakers … Continue reading

Religious leaders in the DC area walk together for peace

Article from HuffPo In Washington, D.C., on Sunday, the Washington National Cathedral played host to an interfaith pilgrimage of Christians, Jews and Muslims who walked with each other from congregation to congregation, calling for the faithful choose “unity over extremism.” … Continue reading

Muslim and Jewish groups at forefront of efforts to rebuild black churches

In the wake of those arsons, dozens of religious institutions and nonprofits have raised cash for those churches. To the surprise of some pastors, the recovery effort is being partially led by Jewish and Muslim leaders, who understand both the … Continue reading

A Yom Kippur and Eid al-Adha Communal Dinner Celebration

Dear Friends, Peace Islands Institute and the Middle Eastern Affairs Committee of the United Nations Association of Young Professionals are proud to announce the first-ever communal dinner celebration of Yom Kippur and Eid Al-Adha, which coincide on October 4, 2014. … Continue reading

The Pursuit of Middle East Peace Through Interfaith Relations

Though awash in news and media full of the Gaza War, there are constant occasions and efforts at harmonious interfaith relations in the region that are less known, but more hopeful. In 2012, a Palestinian-owned tree-processing plant in close proximity … Continue reading