Program
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Global Peacemaking
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Uniting divided nations and peoples through multi-cultural, interreligious action that builds relationships and dismantles extremist narratives. 

The Global Peacemaking program works to heal the rifts that separate humanity across race, ethnicity, religion and international borders. Convening diverse groups at the intersection of faith and reconciliation, we are breaking barriers, shattering stereotypes and cultivating cooperation where traditional diplomacy has been frozen. More

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The Center for Dialogue and Action in Pakistan brings together people of different faiths and cultures to begin to respect and understand each other. The Center creates courses on peace-building and accepting "the other" with the goal of creating understanding and empathy. The aim of the Center is to create good global citizens.

The Center for Dialogue and Action in Pakistan brings together people of different faiths and cultures to begin to respect and understand each other. The Center creates courses on peace-building and accepting "the...
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Tue, 15 Nov 2016
blogHow a Hebrew School Dropout Found Allah

يَا أَيُّهَا النَّاسُ إِنَّا خَلَقْنَاكُمْ مِنْ ذَكَرٍ وَأُنْثَىٰ وَجَعَلْنَاكُمْ شُعُوبًا وَقَبَائِلَ لِتَعَارَفُوا ۚ إِنَّ أَكْرَمَكُمْ عِنْدَ اللَّهِ أَتْقَاكُمْ ۚ إِنَّ... more...

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Mon, 7 Nov 2016
blogA Refugee with a Dream for his People

On a serene night, my family embarked on a long and treacherous journey over the Himalayas. With bruises, frostbite, and hunger, they managed to survive the journey. After weeks of walks along the snowcapped mountains, they were finally able to flee the genocide in Tibet. I was born without knowing exactly where I belonged, why I was in... more...

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Mon, 12 Sep 2016
blogTen Similarities Between the Jewish and Islamic...

When I left on Intersections’ US-Pakistan Interreligious Consortium (UPIC) trip, I did not expect to feel related to those whom I was to meet in Islamabad and Lahore. I assumed that their political reality, their cultural life, even their climate would yield a country very foreign, if not alien, to my own... more...

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Mon, 15 Aug 2016
blogAn Incident in New York With Global Implications

On Saturday afternoon, Imam Maulama Akonjee and his associate Thara Uddin were walking home from prayers at the Al-Furqan Jame Masjid when they were gunned down execution style. This tragic, senseless act cannot go unaddressed by those who care about the fabric of our city. Indeed, the interfaith community in New York City has responded... more...