Forgiveness

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On Saturday evening, August 31 a rabbi, a Catholic priest and an imam walked into Beth Shalom Synagogue in Edmonton. With them were an Aboriginal elder, a Jain, and 65 guests there to hear about “Repentance and Forgiveness from Religious Perspectives”. On that evening Jews around the world began their preparations for New Year (Rosh… Read more »

Lunch and Learn

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  On Monday October 6 at noon our speaker for Lunch & Learn will be Lee Thompson, talking about Diverse Pagan Pathways in the Edmonton Area”.     The meetings are here at 11148 – 84 Avenue, entrance is through the back door in the lane across from Tim Horton’s. There is some parking along our building. Bring… Read more »

Article published in Edmonton Journal

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    Offerings: Edmonton interfaith group condemns violence done in the name of religion       By Edmonton Interfaith Centre May 10, 2013      A Buddhist monk meditates during a moment of silence near the finish line of the Boston Marathon bombings on the one-week anniversary of the bombings on April 22. Photograph… Read more »

“Building Bridges Between Faith Traditions”

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On Sunday February 10 we held our third annual multifaith concert featuring music, dance and chants from different traditions around the world. Our 2013 volunteer awards, nicknamed IFFY’s by Mayor Mandel, were given to Sofia Yaqub and Rabbi David Kunin. Popular young singer/songwriter Sean Sonego was the Master of Ceremonies, other entertainment was provided by… Read more »

A Celebration of Abrahamic Faiths

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The Centre helped organize A Celebration of Abrahamic Faiths along with the Phoenix Multi-Faith Society on December 16, 2012 at City Hall. The event featured speakers and music from the Jewish, Muslim, and Christian communities. Here is a look at some of the celebrations. To view the complete set of photos click here, and for… Read more »