March 21st is the IDERD which we observe every year, usually in City Hall. It commemorates a terrible massacre of unarmed protesters in South Africa in 1960. In 1966 the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed this as a day of remembrance. Canada was the first country to support the initiative, making it an annual campaign… Read more »
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Lunch and Learn from February 12 with Religious Studies scholar Salima Versi on “Islam and Mental Health.”
Here are some video highlights from our multifaith concert on February 11.
LUNCH & LEARN Monday February 12, at noon here. Salima Versi (PhD Cand.) will talk about Islam and Mental Health. Bring your lunch if you like, hot and cold drinks provided, $2 donation gratefully accepted. Our entrance is in the back lane across from Tim Horton’s. The parking situation has changed, please plan… Read more »
Please join us at Temple Beth Ora, Edmonton’s Reform Synagogue, 12313 – 105 Avenue, on Friday February 2ndat 5:30 pm for an explanation of Tu Bishevat followed by the Friday night Kabbalat Shabbat service at 6:00. Did you know that there is not one, but four New Years in the Jewish Calendar and that one of them is reserved for trees? Yes, Tu Bishevat is the Jewish… Read more »
Here is a video of the Talmud Torah choir performing Chanukah songs at Celebrating Our Faiths on December 18 at City Hall:
Here is a photo of true Interfaith in action! The Celebrating Our Faith Chanukah display side-by-side with the new Nativity scene in City Hall.
Celebrating Our Faiths is a partnership between EICEA and the City of Edmonton. On December 18, we presented Chanukah with speakers, the Talmud Torah choir, and delicious sufganyot! You can see some photos at our Facebook page.
“CELEBRATING OUR FAITHS” is a joint program of theCity of Edmonton and the Edmonton Interfaith Centre for Education and Action. It is a permanent display that changes monthly and showcases the many faiths that call this home. Please join us in city hall at noon on Monday December 18 to celebrate Hanukkah, we’ll enjoy the Talmud Torah choir and refreshments… Read more »