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Newsletter June 16, 2016 Human, But Different One day we celebrate the beauty of it all, the next we mourn. The struggle of learning to live together in our evermore diverse and connected world goes in predictable cycles. Yet, something unprecedented is happening right now. Democrats and Republicans, Muslims and Christians, the 99% and the […]

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Democrats and Republicans, Muslims and Jews, 99% and 1%.  For Faith House, this year has been a time of not only hard work, but also anguish over the increasing polarizations that are gripping our city, country, and the world. If they don’t weaken or destroy ‘the other,’ people are beginning to fear, there will be […]

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Here at Faith House, we have an exciting new offering in the works and would love for YOU to be a part of it! We are planning to distribute a brand new offering, “Faith and Food: The Cookbook”! It will be a free download-able compilation of recipe submissions that are complimented with personal stories and/or […]

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Photo credit: www.sydniemichelephotographs.com Wednesday, January 26, 2010 6 pm Doors, 7 pm Program Intersections, 274 5th Ave Btwn 29th and 30th Sts  With mystic Maggid Yitzhak Buxbaum and Carole Forman  Suggested Donation of $10-15 for food and drink during Seder  Tu BeShvat is the only Jewish holiday ordained by the kabbalists. At the seder we taste many fruits, drink fruit […]

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Sidewalk Salat

On December 6, 2010 By

The opening of a chapter I wrote about the first year of Faith House for the recently released book Discovering the Spirit in the City, Edited by Andrew Walker and Aaron Kennedy (Continuum 2010) Experience Your Neighbor’s Faith: Faith House Manhattan By Bowie Snodgrass   SIDEWALK SALAT My husband, George, and I were rushing between […]

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Wednesday, January 13, 2009 6 pm Doors, 7 pm Program Intersections, 274 5th Ave Btwn 29th and 30th Sts New York, NY 10001 With Samir Selmanovic Through the media, in our workplaces, and even in our families, the stranger has come close. Now, the other is not “out there.” They have moved into our physical, […]

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But perhaps the biggest strength of this book is that the collection of stories is held together by the author’s most compelling argument: that our religious diversity is not a problem to be overcome. Instead, diversity is the solution (read: blessing) we are offered. As he clearly states at the outset of his book, It’s Really All About God is not a discussion about religious pluralism, it is a discussion about interdependence.

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~ by Nathan Brown, a writer and editor, based near Melbourne, Australia. He is the author of three books, including the novel Nemesis Train. As a believer—for present purposes, defined simply as one who believes—I have often wondered what and how I would believe differently had I been born into a family and culture with different […]

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