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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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    Common Prayer Room Dedication
    1:15pm - 1:45pm:
    Sakowich Campus Center, 2nd floor
    Celebrate the opening of the Common Prayer Room!
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    Goldziher Symposium: Can a Jew and a Muslim Be Friends?
    2:00pm - 4:00pm:
    Cascia Hall (new location), 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.
    Prof. 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.


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Interfaith Twitter Feed

  • Twitter profile image mc_JCM: We just purchased Kecia Ali’s new book for McQuade Library and it has arrived! The author will speak at the… http://t.co/IItz9TKjc3
    Posted on October 31, 2014 at 3:24 pm
  • Twitter profile image mc_JCM: Imam Khalid Latif was in Birmingham with the Dalai Llama last week, and will be here at Merrimack on November… http://t.co/oWXTF6HNPQ
    Posted on October 30, 2014 at 2:56 pm
  • Twitter profile image mc_JCM: Interfaith Youth Core is forming a National Leadership Team! Apply today to help shape the future of the Better… http://t.co/ZJOWMDZknV
    Posted on October 30, 2014 at 2:54 pm
  • Twitter profile image mc_JCM: Merrimack alum Iqra Iftikhar ’14 and resident director Yaniv Havusha will be with us to tell their interfaith… http://t.co/9bI6IYWgrF
    Posted on October 29, 2014 at 6:05 pm
  • Twitter profile image mc_JCM: Haseeb Hosein, brother of our friend and colleague Shareda Hosein, is the new Captain of the Boston Police. http://t.co/5TfYUpMZhL
    Posted on October 28, 2014 at 6:38 pm
  • Twitter profile image mc_JCM: Merrimack's Philosophy Club will present "Hannah Arendt on the Banality of Evil: Film and Discussion" tonight at… http://t.co/Bn6PPuoxyi
    Posted on October 28, 2014 at 2:49 pm
  • Twitter profile image mc_JCM: Happy Islamic New Year 1436! http://t.co/0uqoi1TFUc
    Posted on October 28, 2014 at 11:10 am
  • Twitter profile image mc_JCM: Imam Suhaib Webb is leaving the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center at the end of 2014. We wish him well… http://t.co/YDjKCQCwP2
    Posted on October 28, 2014 at 10:27 am
  • Twitter profile image mc_JCM: Neighbors rallied around Cold Lake Mosque in Alberta, Canada, to remove hateful graffitti and support their… http://t.co/bv2BHM9sGX
    Posted on October 27, 2014 at 3:35 pm
  • Twitter profile image mc_JCM: Women’s history made at the Western Wall this morning! http://t.co/rDIx30xxkK
    Posted on October 24, 2014 at 3:20 pm