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22 Jan, 2020, 17:04 GMT Friends of Zion Present Award to Vladimir Putin

Mike Evans, on behalf of the Friends of Zion Heritage Center, announced on Wednesday, January 22nd that he will be bestowing the "Friends of Zion...


24 Dec, 2019, 08:00 GMT Jewish and Catholic Communities of Oporto Present Project to Fight Against Antisemitism

At an unprecedented meeting in Porto, Portugal, last week, the city's Catholic and Jewish communities presented to the world a project to combat...


28 Nov, 2019, 13:31 GMT 'The Friedrichstadt-Palast Stands With Minorities' - Director Schmidt Hoists the Flag Against Anti-Semitism to Mark 100th Anniversary

One hundred years ago, Jewish theatre-maker Max Reinhardt established the Great Theatre. Today, in its place in the Berlin district of Mitte, stands...


16 Nov, 2019, 12:44 GMT The Higher Committee of Human Fraternity Meets with Pope Francis of the Catholic Church and the Grand Imam of al-Azhar for the First Time to Present the Abrahamic Family House

The Higher Committee of Human Fraternity, a group of religious leaders, educational scholars and cultural leaders from across the world, met with His ...


15 Nov, 2019, 14:00 GMT Enjoy Templestay for year-end getaway to feel Thoreau's simple life on the shore of Walden pond

American writer Henry David Thoreau said "Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth" in "Walden," his book about the value of living...


08 Nov, 2019, 20:52 GMT WJC honors former US Ambassador to UN Nikki Haley with prestigious Theodor Herzl Award

"The UN's bias against Israel has long undermined peace, by encouraging an illusion that Israel will go away. Israel is not going away. When the...


28 Oct, 2019, 12:33 GMT The Pope to the CEO of Rachashei Lev: "Pray in Jerusalem for me and for all the Children of the World"

These special children will never forget their fateful visit; an Israeli delegation from Rachashei Lev, the nonprofit organization that supports...


24 Oct, 2019, 16:08 BST Jewish And Muslim Historic Interfaith Partnership

As the first anniversary of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting approaches, The Foundation for Ethnic Understanding (FFEU) and the Muslim World League...


20 Oct, 2019, 09:00 BST VFS TasHeel to Process Tourist Visas for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in 30 Countries

VFS TasHeel, an authorised visa service provider for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, announced that it has launched...


18 Oct, 2019, 04:10 BST "MEDIA ALERT: Dutch Farm Group Are Not 'Unification Church' Members"

Family Federation for World Peace and Unification (FFWPU), commonly referred to as 'the Unification Church', was deeply alarmed to hear of the family ...


13 Oct, 2019, 13:56 BST UAE and UNESCO Renew Partnership, Extending Efforts to Restore Historic Churches in Mosul

The UAE and UNESCO renewed their collaboration to the flagship initiative Revive the Spirit of Mosul, extending the partnership on restoration...


03 Oct, 2019, 12:56 BST ELORA Investigates Emerging Orthodox Schism

The meeting of the Bishops' Council of the Greek Orthodox Church, scheduled for October 7, plans to consider the issue of providing autocephaly to...


25 Sep, 2019, 23:51 BST The Interfaith Alliance for Safer Communities Hosts Forum on Hate Crimes in New York City

On Friday, September 20, The Interfaith Alliance for Safer Communities (IAFSC), together with the Bahá'í International Community hosted the...


21 Sep, 2019, 12:58 BST As Part of Global Initiative to Promote Peace, Higher Committee of Human Fraternity Unveils Design for the Abrahamic Family House

The Higher Committee of Human Fraternity has come together for a global gathering at the New York Public Library in which they shared with...


17 Sep, 2019, 14:09 BST The Higher Committee of Human Fraternity Includes Rabbi M. Bruce Lustig as a Member

The Higher Committee of Human Fraternity has announced the inclusion of Rabbi M. Bruce Lustig, Senior Rabbi at Washington Hebrew Congregation, to the ...


16 Sep, 2019, 13:56 BST Pope Hosts Historic Meeting with Higher Committee of Human Fraternity

The first meeting of the Higher Committee of Human Fraternity was recently hosted by His Holiness Pope Francis at the Vatican, the headquarters of...


11 Sep, 2019, 18:00 BST The Musée du Louvre, Paris, Opens New and Expanded Spaces for Exploring Islamic Arts Supported by Alwaleed Philanthropies

Today the world renowned Musée du Louvre officially opened new and expanded spaces to explore Islamic art in the museum's Department of Islamic Art,...


09 Sep, 2019, 09:01 BST World Innovation Summit for Health: Symposium in Rome to Seek Ways to Enhance the Relationship Between Religion and Medical Ethics

The Pontifical Academy for Life (Vatican City) and the World Innovation Summit for Health (Qatar Foundation) have announced a joint symposium titled...


02 Sep, 2019, 10:45 BST African Interfaith Leaders Call for Collaboration to Address Regional Migration, Peacebuilding and Environmental Challenges

The elected representatives of Africa's religious communities, meeting in Maputo, Mozambique on 28-29 August 2019, called for stronger collaboration...


12 Aug, 2019, 11:42 BST Nahdi Organizes Medical Hope Convoy to Serve Pilgrims in Cooperation With the Ministry of Health

As part of its Social Sustainability program and yearly initiative to serve pilgrims, Nahdi Medical organized its "Medical Hope Convoy" for the...