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Center for the Study of Jewish-Christian-Muslim Relations

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Center for the Study of Jewish-Christian-Muslim-Relations

 

Mission Statement

Cultivating the practice of Abrahamic hospitality,
the Center for the Study of Jewish-Christian-Muslim Relations
at Merrimack College educates for
religious, ethical, and cultural literacy.
We seek to counter destructive prejudice and increase
mutual understanding among peoples of diverse beliefs. 

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Department News

Department Events

November 5, 2014

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    Goldziher Symposium: Can a Jew and a Muslim Be Friends?
    2:00pm - 4:00pm:
    Rogers Center for the Arts, free and open to the public.
    Rabbi Yehuda Sarna and Imam Khalid Latif of NYU - whose friendship is explored in the documentary short film “Of Many” - will visit Merrimack to share their story of friendship and interfaith collaboration.
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    2014 Goldziher Award Dinner
    6:00pm - 8:30pm:
    Rogers Center for the Arts, by invitation only.
    Dr. Yousef Waleed Meri will receive the 2014 Goldziher Prize for his scholarship and teaching in Jewish-Muslim Relations. Meri is Visiting Professor, Department of Studies of Islam in the Contemporary World, University of Jordan at Amman.

November 10, 2014

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    Kristallnacht-Holocaust Remembrance Week
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    At a time of horror in the middle of the 20th century, the silence of the world made possible the monstrous crime of genocide, the attempted murder of a whole people for no other reason that they were a particular type of people, a people called by God the “Chosen People”: the Jews.

November 11, 2014

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    Kristallnacht-Holocaust Remembrance Week
    All Day:
    At a time of horror in the middle of the 20th century, the silence of the world made possible the monstrous crime of genocide, the attempted murder of a whole people for no other reason that they were a particular type of people, a people called by God the “Chosen People”: the Jews.


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Interfaith Twitter Feed

  • Twitter profile image mc_JCM: Curious about Islam? The ICB Wayland’s annual open house is Sunday, 11/2 at 3pm. Discussion with Professor Kecia… http://t.co/2iQzmzeKQC
    Posted on October 23, 2014 at 6:51 pm
  • Twitter profile image mc_JCM: The Walden Forum presents “A Sister’s Perspective: A Muslim’s View from the Middle Path of Islam”, a discussion… http://t.co/Oi1rDUOWe0
    Posted on October 23, 2014 at 6:47 pm
  • Twitter profile image mc_JCM: President Obama wishes a Happy Diwali to all those who celebrate the festival of lights. http://t.co/uUlsqGAzgE
    Posted on October 23, 2014 at 5:46 pm
  • Twitter profile image mc_JCM: Happy Diwali, the Festival of Lights! http://t.co/aCGwA5mpgW
    Posted on October 23, 2014 at 5:09 pm
  • Twitter profile image mc_JCM: On the rise of interfaith chaplaincies on college campuses. We see hybrid identities here as well. http://t.co/cUUHKe66pN
    Posted on October 23, 2014 at 4:21 pm
  • Twitter profile image mc_JCM: "The Shared Vision of Rabbi Heschel and Pope Francis" by Harold Kasimow and John Merkle in America Magazine. A… http://t.co/e5yUFL0FqI
    Posted on October 22, 2014 at 2:18 pm
  • Twitter profile image mc_JCM: Film tickets for Nov. 9th are sold out, but you can meet the stars in person here on November 5th!… http://t.co/60ZruwvCdC
    Posted on October 21, 2014 at 2:40 pm
  • Twitter profile image mc_JCM: BU professor Kecia Ali was interviewed on NPR about her new book, "The Lives of Muhammad." We can't wait to read it! http://t.co/H5OgdBAioA
    Posted on October 20, 2014 at 8:16 pm
  • Twitter profile image mc_JCM: Have you heard? We will award the Goldziher Prize for Jewish-Muslim Relations to @josefmeri on November 5th…. http://t.co/QAknAIDoMo
    Posted on October 14, 2014 at 5:14 pm
  • Twitter profile image mc_JCM: RT @josefmeri: Looking forward to meeting @RabbiSarna and @KLatif Jewish & Muslim chaplains at NYU @merrimack college @mc_JCM.
    Posted on October 14, 2014 at 3:52 pm