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Today is the last day of June and Faith House is full of news! We welcome a new member of our Board of Directors and have have just published a “flashback” from a founding Board member.  Our amazing Community Development Administrator, Faigy Abdelhak, needs to step down at the end of the summer to focus […]

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Bowie, Samir, and other Faith House participants have just returned from the very first Wild Goose Festival!   Read About the Interfaith Events In the News!   “Wild Goose Day 3: mingling of faith traditions”     The National Catholic Reporter “The Wild Goose Revival for Doubters and Jesus Victims (Like Me)” The Huffington Post “Progressive Christians Flock […]

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Our friends at Park51 and Cordoba Initiative have begun providing some great programming, despite the fact the place has not been built yet! Our founder Pastor Samir Selmanovic has been asked to share in teaching time along with Imam Shamsi Ali and Rabbi Guy Austrian. His role will be to explain the Christian concept of […]

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A Letter from Samir Selmanovic, Faith House Founder It was on the first anniversary of 9/11 that I made an announcement to my family and friends: “I will risk more and sooner.” I was done with my religion as usual. It dawned on me that religious zealotry cannot be fought with indifference. Extremists feeding on prejudice, legislating exclusion, and resorting […]

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Samir Selmanovic and Faith House are both mentioned in the letter below Dear All, Assalamu Alaykum – Gods Peace and Blessings be with you! It has been a whirlwind month, one in which we have worked tirelessly to realize an American Dream which so many others share. Indeed, the outpouring of support exceeded all of […]

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We are delighted to introduce to you Imam Khalid Latif, a brand new member of our Advisory Council. Imam Latif is a Muslim chaplain at New York University. Under his leadership, the Islamic Center at NYU became the first ever fully established Muslim student center at an institution of higher education in the United States. […]

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Imam Khalid Latif is a Muslim Chaplain at New York University. Born and raised in Edison, New Jersey, Imam Latif began his journey of leadership as captain of his high school football and track teams, Student Council president, and one of only three Muslims in his graduating class. Imam Latif moved to New York City […]

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Bring the three together by supporting any one of them for a year ($12,000), for a month ($1,000), for a week ($250), for a day ($50), or with any other amount. Make a tax-deductible contribution today: 1. By writing a check to: Faith House Manhattan, P.O. Box 552, New York, NY 10028, payable to: Faith […]

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