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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

September 30, 2014

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    Can I Sit at Your Table?
    5:00pm - 7:00pm:
    Merrimack Club
    Do you like to talk about diversity and inclusion? We want to hear from you! Join the conversation at our student dialogue dinner. By invitation. See Kathleen O’Brien in SAK 320 if you want to join us.

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 - 9:00pm:
    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, Amman, Jordan.

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: Saturday, October 4th, will be Yom Kippur, Eid ul Adha AND the Feast of St. Francis. It also marks our 6th… http://t.co/6uiQM2n2Ld
    Posted on September 30, 2014 at 2:14 pm
  • Twitter profile image mc_JCM: This year the Muslim pilgrimmage of Hajj is happening at the same time as the Jewish holy Days of Awe. We expect… http://t.co/XZwidbqsNd
    Posted on September 29, 2014 at 2:29 pm
  • Twitter profile image mc_JCM: Mazel Tov to our friend and colleague Huda Abuarquob, the new Regional Director for the Alliance for Middle East… http://t.co/0PsM4SYwo2
    Posted on September 24, 2014 at 10:15 pm
  • Twitter profile image mc_JCM: Sha na na na na Tovah, u’me u’metuka! What’s a holiday without joyful music? http://t.co/XXCWKmox4Y
    Posted on September 24, 2014 at 9:57 pm
  • Twitter profile image mc_JCM: Rosh Hashanah greetings from President Obama! http://t.co/hWIrahajDY
    Posted on September 24, 2014 at 9:49 pm
  • Twitter profile image mc_JCM: "One of the Jewish traditions for this holiday is the eating of apples in honey." A prayer of peace for a sweet… http://t.co/gZQnwVNpKR
    Posted on September 24, 2014 at 4:55 pm
  • Twitter profile image mc_JCM: "The day before Rosh Hashanah also holds special significance and has its own special customs." http://t.co/R3ShxfvcI4
    Posted on September 24, 2014 at 3:02 pm
  • Twitter profile image mc_JCM: “Pope Francis has brought hope to people’s lives and has compelled many people to take a look at the church… http://t.co/fgATlGwvaW
    Posted on September 19, 2014 at 6:42 pm
  • Twitter profile image mc_JCM: American Jewish Committee provides humanitarian aid for Iraqis fleeing ISIS. http://t.co/L4munRArXJ
    Posted on September 19, 2014 at 5:25 pm
  • Twitter profile image mc_JCM: Our "Think Globally/Act Locally II" interfaith lunch on 9/17 was a big success. We welcomed dozens of clergy and… http://t.co/AHJUa5XD7d
    Posted on September 19, 2014 at 4:58 pm