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Interfaith

Hebrew Version of Shi'ite Passion Play Premieres in Jerusalem

June 1, 2006

The Shi'ite Passion play, "The Martyrdom of Imam Hussein," a central component of the Iranian-Shi'ite culture, created by Dr. Eldad J. Pardo, a specialist on Iranian culture, and the poet Shelley Elkayam, premiered in Israel May 29, 2006.

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Jewish-Christian Dialogue, May 2006

May 31, 2006

The second Jewish-Christian Dialogue of the Middle East Peace Initiative took place May 17-18, 2006, in a beautiful sun-drenched space, with floor to ceiling windows in Jerusalem's Olive Tree Hotel.

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Jewish-Christian Dialogue, March 2006

March 15, 2006

A Jewish-Christian Dialogue March 13-14, 2006 called for conflict resolution that includes religious and spiritual, political and social dimensions.

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Interfaith Peace Conference in Amman

March 31, 2005

A conference in Amman March 30-31, 2005, provided the opportunity for 72 North American Ambassadors for Peace to meet and dialogue with leading Jordanian figures and Ambassadors for Peace.

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Seminar in Goa on Interreligious Reconcilation

March 20, 2005

The eleventh annual “All Religions Seminar for World Peace” was convened on March 20, 2005, at an ashram just outside the state of Goa, India

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Visiting Muslim, Jewish, and Christian Communities in the Holy Land

September 20, 2004

The Middle East Peace Initiative program in Sept. 2004 offered participants opportunities to visit neighborhoods in Jerusalem and surrounding villages to get a sense of the people, their challenges of daily life, and their hopes and dreams of peace.

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In the News: Use Religion to Advance Peace in Jerusalem

September 10, 2004

Amid a wave of Muslim militants' attacks from the United States through Spain, Russia, and Iraq to Indonesia, some 600 people from Europe, America, and the Far East convened in Jerusalem in Sept. 2004 in an attempt to find more tracks to advance peace.

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Christian-Muslim Dialogue in Dhaka

July 28, 2004

A seminar entitled "Forging a Path to Peace: Christian-Muslim Dialogue" took place July 27, 2004, with participants from the USA, Canada, Pakistan and Bangladesh.

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Learning from the Lingayat Tradition

June 28, 2004

Dr. Shivamurthy Shivacharya, head of the Taralabalu Ashram of the Lingayat tradition, hosted a family summer camp at his ashram in Sirigere from May 26-31, 2004.

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Heart to Heart for Peace in Israel and Palestinian Territories, December 2003

December 31, 2003

Door-to-door outreach and meetings in various settings offered opportunities to communicate hopes for peace and reconciliation and build personal relationships in Jerusalem, Bethlehem and many parts of the Holy Land in December 2003 as part of the Middle East Peace Initiative.

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Reconciling People of the Abrahamic Faiths

October 31, 2003

An account of the Middle East Peace Initiative programs in Jerusalem and surrounding areas in Sept. and Oct. 2003.

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Jerusalem Declaration, May 18, 2003

May 18, 2003

In a spirit of understanding, harmony and reconciliation, believers from both families of Judaism and Christianity wish to repent for the dark parts of our past, and seek a bright future together, caring for the plight of all who suffer and long for a better world, participants in the Middle East Peace initiative signed a joint declaration on May 18, 2003.

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Beirut Roundtable: Religion and Peace

March 1, 2003

Beirut, Lebanon - At roundtable on Religion and Peace in Beirut Feb. 28, 2003, participants from the Middle East, US, Europe and other parts of the world reviewed the role of religion in the search for Middle East peace.

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Roundtable Discussion on Religion and Peace in the Middle East

March 1, 2003

A round-table reviewing the role of religion in the search for Middle East peace attracted substantial interest from participants in a conference convened by the Interreligious and International Federation for World Peace in Arlington, Virginia February 28, 2003.

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Jakarta Conference on Islam and the Future of World Peace

December 23, 2001

Excerpts from presentations at a Dec. 20-23, 2001 conference in Jakarta. Participants issued a statement declaring, among other points, that "Dialogue toward harmony and understanding is a Muslim religious responsibility."

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