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Dr. Babar Joins Muslim Jewish Advisory Council

MAC President Dr. Muhammad Babar has agreed to serve as co-chair for the Muslim Jewish Advisory Council (MJAC) of Louisville formed December 8, 2019. MAC Board members  Dr. Tahir Raza, Ozair Shariff Esq. and Dr. Waqar Saleem also serve as council members. The event was held at the Muhammad Ali Center and featured MJAC National [...]

By |2019-12-13T03:24:05+00:00December 9th, 2019|Categories: Interfaith, Social & Civic|0 Comments

MAC Supports the Americana World Community Center

MAC was a proud supporter of the seventh annual dinner on Saturday, November 2nd, presented by the Americana World Community Center. Dr. Rana Latif (left, board member MAC and Americana) with Edgardo Mansilla (Executive Director, Americana).  

By |2019-11-04T02:46:08+00:00November 3rd, 2019|Categories: Interfaith, Posts|0 Comments

MAC Dares to Care at 2019 Hunger Walk

On Sunday, September 22, 2019, representatives from Muslim Americans for Compassion (MAC) participated in the 2019 Hunger Walk at Louisville's Waterfont Park. The event is presented by Kroger and organized by Dare to Care and our community partners at Interfaith Paths to Peace. Each year during the Hunger Walk more than 2,000 people [...]

By |2019-10-09T20:33:05+00:00September 24th, 2019|Categories: Interfaith, Posts, Social & Civic|Tags: , , |0 Comments

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