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  1. Hanukka's messageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Jerusalem Post

    The holiday is about a celebration of the liberty one feels when visible acts of religious expression are made possible. Though it has connotations of religious extremism as well, in its essence, Hanukka celebrates the right to practice one's faith in freedom.

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  2. Sunday Evening Interfaith Gathering Marked 12/14 With Many BlessingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Newtown Bee

    Just after sunset on Sunday, December 14 and minutes before Hook & Ladder volunteers raised the half-mast flag back to its full height attendees began converging at the Newtown Meetinghouse for a planned Interfaith Service offering prayers and blessings on the second anniversary of the Sandy Hook tragedy. As a small choir of children sang to piano accompaniment, more than 150 visitors gathered in the warm and brightly lit Newtown Meeting House Sunday evening for an hour-long interfaith service recognizing the second anniversary of the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

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  3. Slice of Life: Dec. 12-18Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    MSA Museum Society hosts Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, Dec. 13 at Trethewey House, 2313 Ware St. The event includes a pancake breakfast, photos with Santa and gingerbread cookie decorating. There are two sittings - 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Tickets are $6 for adults, $8 for kids and $25 for a family .

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  4. Unity In Diversity' Programs Preview, December 15-January 28Read the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | The Newtown Bee

    ... Community and ecumenical chaplain to The Lutheran Home of Southbury. The program for December 15 and 17, The Bahai Community of Newtown; December 22 and 24, "The Sacraments," with Dr Cathy Chesto; and December 29 and 31, Captain Moore, The Salvation ...

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  5. Interfaith Clergy Association Announces Special Gathering, Other...Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | The Newtown Bee

    Newtown's Interfaith Clergy Association has announced plans for an Interfaith Gathering for Prayer and Comfort to take place on Sunday, December 14, the second anniversary of 12/14. "As faith leaders, we come from a variety of religious communities that are diverse in faith and practice.

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  6. An ambassador to the coreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Jerusalem Post

    Yitzhak Eldan has used his career in diplomatic circles to make the Ambassadors' Club a vibrant part of the international community in Israel. After spending 41 years in various diplomatic capacities for the State of Israel, dealing with presidents, prime ministers, foreign ministers and fellow ambassadors, Yitzhak Eldan has amassed a great deal of political and diplomatic knowledge.

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  7. Letter BoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    Human Rights Day on Dec. 10 is a time to remember people around the world who are suffering from abuse, torture, violence, repression and death. It is a time to speak up for the rights that guarantee the freedom to speak, to freely assemble, to question unjust practices, to obtain an education, and protection from imprisonment on false charges.

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  8. World Peace Day Interfaith Gathering Jan. 1 in NapervilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Patch.com

    The Naperville inter-faith community will be holding its 10th annual World Peace Day Interfaith Prayer Service on Thursday, Jan. 1, at 2:30 pm in the Wentz Concert Hall on the Campus of North Central College in Naperville. The theme for the service will be, "Sparking Courage in an Age of Fear."

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  9. Faith matters: 'Speed-dating' provides insight into all religionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Oxford Mail

    ... extremism and its effects across the world. The service included reflections and readings from representatives of the Bahai, Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Jewish, Muslim and Sikh communities and two contributions from people of no faith. And ...

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  10. Penny Faust, Oxford Jewish Congregation member for Oxford Council of FaithsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Oxford Mail

    ... extremism and its effects across the world. The service included reflections and readings from representatives of the Bahai, Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Jewish, Muslim and Sikh communities and two contributions from people of no faith. And ...

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  11. Everything but Festivus is a religious holiday in our schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    The state of New Jersey just added 4 more religious holidays to the official excused absence list. That is, the schools don't necessarily shut down for everyone, but if you are of a particular religion and you want to keep your child out of school for that day it has to be considered a legitimate excused absence.

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  12. Northampton's religious groups come together to feed the homeless and celebrate faithRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2014 | Northampton Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Events celebrating faith throughout the week were organised by the Northampton Inter Faith Forum , which is made up of representatives from each of the town's seven major faiths: Baha'i, Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism and Sikhism.

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  13. Interfaith Thanksgiving service celebrates different faith traditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | The Hartford Courant

    The 59th annual Interfaith Thanksgiving service was held at the Federated Church of Christ in Brooklyn on Nov. 25. Co-sponsored by the Temple Beth Israel Preservation Society and the FCC, the event has celebrated the similarities of a diverse range of religious traditions since 1955. The hour-long service borrowed prayers from the Baha'i, Buddhist, Christian, Jewish, Lakota, Micmac, Ojibwa and Sufi religious traditions.

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  14. Assist those who are in real needRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Pacific Daily News

    ... Thursday. Compassion, hope, unity and lightening the sorrow were preached by the Hindu, Jewish, Christian, Islamic, Bahai', Buddhist and Chamorro Spiritualism leaders that prayed together that night. The Bible calls on us to help others. From the ...

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  15. Churches unite to give thanksRead the original story

    Monday Nov 24 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    From left, Marty Quinn on drums and Sanjana Seetharam singing some Baha'i Scriptures for the Community Inter-Faith Thanksgiving Service on Sunday at the First Parish Church in Dover. DOVER - Sunday evening, the Dover Area Religious Leaders Association held its annual Community Inter-Faith Thanksgiving service.

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  16. "Let Blue Sky Take Over the Rugby...Read the original story

    Monday Nov 24 | Samoa News

    This is a follow up on my letter concerning the way Mr. Bill Hyman handles the IRB Rugby games over channel 11. The Manu Samoa Sevens Team ought to be congratulated for the great win in Dubai defeating the New Zealand All Blacks in the hard fought final against many injuries and the barring of its captain from playing. I am sure many people both here and in Samoa stayed up late into the early hours awaiting the semi final game between France and the Manu Samoa.

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  17. Assist those who are in real needRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Pacific Daily News

    ... Thursday. Compassion, hope, unity and lightening the sorrow were preached by the Hindu, Jewish, Christian, Islamic, Bahai', Buddhist and Chamorro Spiritualism leaders that prayed together that night. The Bible calls on us to help others. From the ...

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  18. 12 churches unite as one to give thanks, present their faithsRead the original story

    Monday Nov 24 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Sasha Jost/Democrat photoFrom left, Marty Quinn on drums and Sanjana Seetharam singing some Baha'i Scriptures for the Community Inter-Faith Thanksgiving Service on Sunday at the First Parish Church in Dover. DOVER - Sunday evening, the Dover Area Religious Leaders Association held its annual Community Inter-Faith Thanksgiving service.

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  19. GV highlights religious diversity with Interfaith Thanksgiving CelebrationRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 23 | Grand Valley Lanthorn

    For the 15th year in a row, Grand Valley State University's Kaufman Interfaith Institute is bringing together several religious and non-religious traditions for the Thanksgiving season. This year's Interfaith Thanksgiving Celebration will be held at Westminster Presbyterian Church on Nov. 24 at 7 p.m. The Interfaith Thanksgiving services in Grand Rapids, Mich.

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  20. Redlands interfaith service celebrates Thanksgiving with song, prayerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | San Bernardino County Sun

    REDLANDS >> The faith community gathered at Congregation Emanu El on Sunday to celebrate the meaning of Thanksgiving with prayer and song. The gathering was planned by the Redlands Area Interfaith Council .

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