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NOTE: We reached capacity for our first date (11/3), so we’ve added a second! Space is limited for this event, RSVP Required A night with Sheikha Fariha and the Nur Ashki Jerrahi Sufi Order Tonight’s form of remembrance, the zikr circle, is a ceremony of the centuries old lineage of the Halvetti-Jerrahi Sufi Order of […]

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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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Our April 28, 2010 Living Room was led by Sabeeha Rehman and her husband, Khalid.  Sabeeha Rehman is the Director of Interfaith Programs at the American Society for Muslim Advancement (ASMA), and is a member of the Shura Council of the Women’s Islamic Initiative in Spirituality and Equality (WISE), a program of ASMA. Below Sabeeha’s talk is the program that followed […]

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Wednesday, April 28, 2010 6 pm Doors, 7 pm Program Intersections, 274 5th Ave Btwn 29th and 30th Sts With Sabeeha Rehman Five times a day, Muslims around the world turn towards Mecca and perform Salat – the ritual of prayer to God. Men, women, and children – they pray in mosques, they pray in […]

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~ by Father Francis V. Tiso. Father Tiso is Associate Director of the Secretariat for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, where he serves as liaison to Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, the Sikhs, and Traditional religions as well as the Reformed confessions. A New York native, Father Tiso holds the A.B. […]

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This past Friday, I (Samir) went to welcome Sabbath and worship with our Jewish brothers and sisters of Romemu community on the Upper West Side. It was four hours of singing, dancing, food, tears, laughter, hugging, wisdom and compassion. Here is a prayer by Rabbi Levi Weiman-Kelman of Kol HaNeshama, Jerusalem, that we prayed together. […]

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Her Prayer

On July 10, 2007 By

~ by Samir Selmanovic Those of you who have been in touch with the Faith House project through this website might recall the post Not A Believer Yet where I described how my younger daughter Leta (9) strenuously argued with her sister Ena (11) and me that the Faith House project cannot succeed. Grown ups in […]

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