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Center for the Study of Jewish-Christian-Muslim Relations

imageLeaders from Class of 2014 to be honored at Feast of Faiths: Anna, Iqra, Chelsea and Neha

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. 

Department News

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    Did you miss Rabbi Burt Visotzky’s lecture on Jewish-Muslim relations on March 5th? Now you can watch on YouTube.
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    Prof. Dr. Josef  “Yousef” Waleed Meri, Allianz Visiting Professor of Islamic Studies at the Ludwig-Maximilians Universität, Munich, Germany is the 2014 winner of the Goldziher Prize for Jewish-Muslim Relations.
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    We will honor four students in the Class of 2014 for their interfaith and intercultural work at our third annual “Feast of Faiths” student dialogue dinner on February 11, 2014. We are proud to recognize Anna Ndamba of Framingham, MA; Iqra Iftikhar of Wakefield; Chelsea Comfort of Franklin;  and Neha Patel of Southborough.



Department Events

April 25, 2014

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    HOLI
    2:00pm - 4:00pm:
    Austin Field
    Celebrate Merrimack’s 1st Festival of Colors! Organized and presented by the InterFaith Alliance student organization.

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  • Twitter profile image mc_JCM: The Catholic church will canonize Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II on April 27, Divine Mercy Sunday. Fr…. http://t.co/MhF6pVutgr
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  • Twitter profile image mc_JCM: Here is the weekly calendar for Social Justice Month! http://t.co/hnH6AqWv1o
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  • Twitter profile image mc_JCM: Some photos from our 17th Annual Model Passover Seder with Rabbi Robert Goldstein. http://t.co/KGKLRkcjBG
    Posted on April 22, 2014 at 3:34 pm
  • Twitter profile image mc_JCM: HOLI is coming to Merrimack College on Friday! Students, staff, faculty - all are welcome! http://t.co/DxKH4jdTj2
    Posted on April 22, 2014 at 3:06 pm
  • Twitter profile image mc_JCM: Some thoughts on Passover, Easter and Springtime from Rabbi Marc Gellman. http://t.co/QXow5RUUnF
    Posted on April 18, 2014 at 1:23 pm
  • Twitter profile image mc_JCM: Jewish and Muslim stereotypes shattered. From the Brave New Voices 2013 Quarter Finals in Washington, D.C. The… http://t.co/yETSKGNCNV
    Posted on April 17, 2014 at 5:03 pm
  • Twitter profile image mc_JCM: Yossi Klein Halevi and Abdullah Antepli on the Brandeis decision to rescind the offer of an honorary degree to… http://t.co/3XWxU3b1GQ
    Posted on April 17, 2014 at 4:44 pm
  • Twitter profile image mc_JCM: It is during holy seasons such as these that the Abrahamic faiths can renew the historical bonds that have… http://t.co/klyK29BasS
    Posted on April 17, 2014 at 3:21 pm
  • Twitter profile image mc_JCM: "Of Many" premiers today at the Tribeca Festival! A short documentary film about the friendship of Rabbi Sarna and… http://t.co/eDMcmIe4tk
    Posted on April 17, 2014 at 3:09 pm
  • Twitter profile image mc_JCM: HOLI is coming to Merrimack College! Save the date for April 25th, presented by the InterFaith Alliance of… http://t.co/Mpn1sKe1Vf
    Posted on April 16, 2014 at 7:18 pm