Food and faith: Charleston-area Jews, Muslims come together in kitchen to inspire dialogue

From The Post and Courier (CHARLESTON, SC)- “Marcie approved the falafel!” crowed Ghazala Javed, a lay leader at Central Mosque, after a kosher caterer working in the same kitchen praised her crispy chickpea fritter. “Who else is ready to try … Continue reading

Jews, Christians, and Muslims set out pathways to peace in Assisi

Article in the Tablet Religious leaders celebrating the 30th anniversary of St. John Paul II’s Assisi interfaith peace gathering in 1986 called on people from around the world to continue its legacy to combat today’s indifference and violence. The event between … Continue reading

Remembering a Christian and a Jew who traced anti-Judaism to its roots

Article from RNS Fifty years ago Edward Flannery published “The Anguish of the Jews: Twenty-Three Centuries of Anti-Semitism,” an outstanding book that permanently changed relations between Christians and Jews. His pioneering efforts exposed a pervasive animus towards Judaism within Christianity. People … Continue reading

Muslims and Jews from around the world gather in Berlin for 7th annual interfaith confab

From The Jerusalem Post Amidst tension over terrorism in Europe, 150 Muslims and Jews from around the world gathered for the seventh annual Muslim Jewish Conference in Berlin. Bringing together members of both religions from 33 countries last week, including … Continue reading

Interfaith leaders urge political parties to reject Islamophobia

IRFWP Director, Dr. Frank Kaufmann has been invited as a “featured guest” to events surrounding the efforts of ISNA to highlight Muslim opposition to religious and violent extremism, and to present interfaith solidarity among leaders and believers of all faiths to … Continue reading

Orthodox Rabbis Issue Groundbreaking Declaration Affirming ‘Partnership’ With Christianity

A group of prominent Orthodox rabbis in Israel, the United States and Europe have issued a historic public statement affirming that Christianity is “the willed divine outcome and gift to the nations” and urging Jews and Christians to “work together … Continue reading

Strong challenge to interfaith

“Something is deeply broken, badly broken,”The mission of IRFWP is the advance of harmony and cooperation among religions and believers.  These pages are used to provide information about the global, interfaith movement, and to provide information about world religions that…

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