Interfaith

/Interfaith

Protecting Places of Worship

On July 10, 2019, the evening prior to the Protecting Houses of Worship Forum, several faith and community leaders met to discuss awareness and collaboration on how to keep our community's houses of worship safe. Attendees were, from left, Fred Whitaker from St. Francis of Assisi School; Mat Goldberg development director of Jewish Community [...]

By |2019-07-12T21:30:25+00:00July 12th, 2019|Categories: Interfaith, Social & Civic|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Muhammad Ali Honored

It was a great week for the legacy of legendary boxer and activist Muhammad Ali. On June 3rd, Interfaith Paths to Peace hosted a memorial service and candlelight vigil at the Muhammad Ali Center. MAC President Dr. Muhammad Babar spoke at the event, "“It has been three years since our beloved Muhammad Ali left this [...]

By |2019-06-07T18:32:28+00:00June 7th, 2019|Categories: Interfaith, Social & Civic|0 Comments

Highlights from the 2019 Interfaith Iftar

Dr. Abdul-Munim Sombat Jitmoud On May 14, 2019, Muslim Americans for Compassion, in partnership with Interfaith Paths to Peace, hosted the ninth-annual Interfaith Iftar dinner at Second Presbyterian Church in Louisville, Kentucky. Nearly 500 people attended the event, which featured messages of compassion and blessings from many of Louisville's civic, faith, and community [...]

By |2019-05-24T16:21:12+00:00May 24th, 2019|Categories: Interfaith, Posts|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Ramadan Blessings from MAC

To Our Friends in Faith and Compassion: Sunday, May 5, 2019, marked the beginning Ramadan. In Islam, this is a month-long sacred time when we commemorate Allah, the Arabic name for God, giving the first verses of the Quran, the Muslim scripture, to the Prophet Muhammad in the year 610 A.D. This annual observance is [...]

By |2019-05-06T21:24:22+00:00May 6th, 2019|Categories: Interfaith, Posts|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Recent Violence Sparks Calls for Peace, Healing and Unity

On Friday, March 15, 2019, at least 50 worshipers were killed and 50 more wounded by a shooter at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. Just three days later, in Utrecht, Netherlands, a gunman opened fire on a tram in the predominantly Muslim neighborhood of Kanaleneiland. On the morning of March 4, Christian communities in three [...]

By |2019-03-20T00:03:28+00:00March 20th, 2019|Categories: Interfaith|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Interfaith Iftar: Save the Date

Once again, Muslim Americans for Compassion, in partnership with Interfaith Paths to Peace, will host the annual Interfaith Iftar Dinner. This year's Iftar dinner will take place Tuesday, May 14, at Second Presbyterian Church (3701 Old Brownsboro Road, Louisville, Ky., 40207). Doors open at 7:30 p.m., and the program begins at 8 p.m., with the [...]

By |2019-04-16T13:38:54+00:00March 12th, 2019|Categories: Interfaith, Posts|Tags: , |0 Comments

Swaminarayan Hindu Temple Community Clean-up Highlights

On Saturday, February 2, 2019, Muslim Americans for Compassion joined hundreds of people at the Swaminarayan Hindu Temple on Bardstown Road (Louisville, Kentucky) for a Community Clean-up. Earlier in the week, vandals broke into the Temple, damaged property, and spray-painted messages of hate on its walls. Our thanks to Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer for encouraging [...]

By |2019-02-03T18:57:35+00:00February 3rd, 2019|Categories: Interfaith, Social & Civic|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Interfaith Thanksgiving Dinner

IPP Executive Director Haleh Karimi, MAC Board member Waqar Saleem, and IPP Director of Operations Cindy Humbert On November 19, 2018, Interfaith Paths to Peace hosted its annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Dinner. The event was presented by Interfaith Paths to Peace in partnership with Crescent Hill Baptist Church, Louisville Islamic Center of Compassion, and [...]

By |2018-11-26T01:02:25+00:00November 26th, 2018|Categories: Interfaith|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

8th Annual Interfaith Iftar Dinner – June 5, 2018

The 8th annual Iftar dinner was the Louisville event to attend June 5th. With nearly 600 people attending to celebrate the month of Ramadan, we had speakers from multiple religions and backgrounds: • Heeba Nazeer, the Master of Ceremonies who works with the MAC organization • Reverend Steve Jester, the Pastor of the Second Presbyterian [...]

By |2018-08-07T23:09:26+00:00July 22nd, 2018|Categories: Interfaith|Tags: , |Comments Off on 8th Annual Interfaith Iftar Dinner – June 5, 2018