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Three voices woven together, three Abrahamic faiths supporting each other, for the good of the world. Imagine! La ilaha illa ‘lla. “There is no God but God.” Make me an instrument of your peace. Where there is hated, let me sow love. From the Prayer of St. Francis Oseh shalom, bimromav. Hu ya’haseh shalom aleinu. “He […]

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Below is the program we used for our interfaith Purim gathering.  Feel free to read through it online at home or adapt it for your local community. Purim!  How Queen Esther Reversed History February 24, 2010 Led by Rabbi Justus Baird Music by Barry Merer Welcome & Introduction – Bowie (5 min) Opening Purim Song […]

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My Summer of Religion

On September 17, 2009 By

~ by Leah Varsano I spent this summer as the Faith House Intern. I’m currently in my senior year at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY as a Religion Major. Previous to this internship I had been vaguely interested in interfaith for some time, and my experiences studying abroad in India strengthened my desire to be […]

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~by Samir Selmanovic I have been posting 5-8 min podcast episodes leading to the publication date of my new book It’s Really All About God: Reflections of a Muslim Atheist Jewish Christian (Sept 8, 2009, by Jossey-Bass). Podcasts are produced by my daughter Ena (that’s her voice at the end of each episode). If you […]

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~ by Rabbi Justus Baird. Rabbi Baird is Director of the Center for Multifaith Education at Auburn Theological Seminary in New York and serves on the Advisory Council of FaithHouse. According to Jewish tradition, the Sun was in a certain place in the heavens at the exact moment when the world was created.  And every […]

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~ Rabbi Or N. Rose is an associate dean at the Rabbinical School at Hebrew College and the co-editor of Righteous Indignation: A Jewish Call for Justice (Jewish Lights Publishing). Rabbi Rose is a friend  and precious source of wisdom and encouragement to Faith House. The festival of Shavuot celebrates God’s revelation of the Torah […]

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~ Rabbi Or N. Rose is an associate dean at the Rabbinical School at Hebrew College and the co-editor of Righteous Indignation: A Jewish Call for Justice (Jewish Lights Publishing). I (Samir) have met Rabbi Or after he gave a lecture at the General Theological Seminary in Manhattan. Since then, he has become a precious […]

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In the beginning, the Creator of the Universe, deciding to make a world, drew in the divine breath in order to make room for the creation coming into being. In this enlarged space, the Creator then set vessels, and into the vessels poured the brilliance of divine light. The light was too brilliant for the […]

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