Tag: interfaith

Betty Werthan, from Temple Congregation Ohabai Sholom, shows Ziaun Fakhruddin, from the Islamic Center of Murfreesboro, members of her family during a tour of the Temple on Sunday. / Sanford Myers / The Tennessean

Jewish and Muslim communities unite for peaceful cause

By Kevin Walters Groups stand together for religious freedom as they exchange visits in Murfreesboro, Nashville They held hands. They shared a meal. They laughed and joked. And for a few hours Sunday in Nashville, more than 200 members of the Temple Congregation Ohabai Sholom and members of the Islamic Center of Murfreesboro shed the… Read More ›

Ahmed-Zaid: Interfaith room nurtures religious tolerance, respect

BY DR. SAID AHMED-ZAID A few weeks ago, I was invited to the College of Idaho to witness the inauguration of the first ever interfaith room in one of the dormitories. Prior to the actual inauguration of this space, I sat on a panel with five other representatives from the Buddhist, Jewish, Catholic, Presbyterian and… Read More ›