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Feb. 10: Rohingya Fundraising Event

Posted on February 5th, 2018 by NeW_MeXico

Want to help the Rohingya refugees? An estimated 800,000 Rohingya muslims have fled from Myanmar to Bangladesh. Helping Hand for Relief and Development, a nonprofit global humanitarian organization, has teamed up with the Islamic Center of New Mexico and the UNM Muslim Student Association to hold Rise for the Rohingya. Scheduled for Saturday, February 10, […]

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Jan. 26: Welcoming The Stranger at B’nai Israel

Posted on January 25th, 2018 by NeW_MeXico

On Friday January 26, Congregation B’nai Israel welcomes Daniel Vega and Justin Remer-Thamert from the New Mexico Faith Coalition for Immigrant Justice, speaking on the topic of “Welcoming the Stranger.” As it says in the Bible: ‘The strangers who reside with you shall be to you as your citizens; you shall love each one as yourself, […]

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The Sultan and The Saint on NMPBS

Posted on January 2nd, 2018 by NeW_MeXico

The docudrama, The Sultan and the Saint, about Muslim-Christian peace-making, will air tonight, January 2 at 7:00 p.m. on New Mexico PBS channel 5.1 (KNME-TV). It will re-air on Friday, January 5 at midnight on channel 9.1. The Sultan and the Saint tells one of the great, lost stories from history — of Francis of Assisi and Sultan Malik […]

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Baha’i Faith Light of Unity Festival

Posted on October 5th, 2017 by NeW_MeXico

In October, members of the Baha’i Faith, both locally in Albuquerque and around the world, will celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Baha’u’llah, the Founder of the Baha’i Faith. They will also celebrate the birthdate of His Forerunner, The Bab.  Throughout history, God has sent Divine Educators to spiritually renew humankind and guide […]

Ossuaries and the Burials of Jesus and James

Posted on August 31st, 2017 by NeW_MeXico

Ossuaries and the Burials of Jesus and James is a lecture to be presented by Professor Jodi Magness, Kenan Distinguished Professor for Teaching Excellence in Early Judaism, UNC Chapel Hill. The event will take place on Monday, September 11 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Kiva Auditorium on UNM’s campus. The event is free […]

Everyone’s Invited to the Eid al Adha Celebration in Albuquerque

Posted on August 29th, 2017 by NeW_MeXico

Eid al–Adha is an Islamic festival to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (also known as Abraham) to follow Allah’s (God’s) command to sacrifice his son Ishmael. Muslims around the world observe this event. Also called the Festival/Holiday/Feast of Sacrifice (sometimes called the greater or big Eid), lamb is the traditional thing to eat on Eid […]

Top Religious Leaders Say “Let’s All Make Friends”

Posted on June 16th, 2017 by NeW_MeXico

On June 14, 2017 many of the world’s most prominent religious leaders made a joint statement encouraging people everywhere to make friends across religions. Friendship and getting to know one another are the antidotes to negativity and divisions in society, enhancing understanding and unity. The Elijah Institute invites you to download their toolkits for friendship […]

June 20 Iftar Ramadan Dinner

Posted on June 11th, 2017 by NeW_MeXico

Necip Orhan from The Dialogue Institute and the Raindrop Foundation has generously invited the Interfaith Hunger Coalition to share an Iftar meal with his community.  The meal will be held at the Dialogue Institute/Turkish Raindrop Foundation facility on 7901 Mountain Rd NE, at sundown (approximately 8:20 p.m. MDT). In the Muslim tradition, the Iftar meal […]

May 10 Webinar on Ramadan and Interfaith Dialogue

Posted on May 8th, 2017 by NeW_MeXico

According to the Islamic Networks Group (ING), Ramadan is a time of incredible significance for Muslim Americans, and a valuable time for those of other faith traditions to learn about Islam and the significance of Ramadan for faith practitioners. On May 10, at 11:00 a.m. Pacific Time/2:00 p.m. Eastern Time, the ING is holding a webinar […]

May 9 & 10: Faith and Health Workshops

Posted on April 19th, 2017 by NeW_MeXico

The Conversation Project in New Mexico is holding two events on May 9 and 10 regarding the intersection of faith and the health care wishes of congregants. Both the morning event for clergy and the evening event for the community feature Rev. Rosemary Lloyd, who will be visiting New Mexico for this special day of […]

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