World Interfaith Harmony Week united Peace Blessing (1043)

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Introduction: Organmusic by Mr.Pirmin Ragg , Intouctional Words by Mr.Lutz Leverentz, Peacesong by soprano Cornelis Ragg, then each of the aprox. 12 representatives various religions spen a short peaceprayer whereafter the place a swimming-candle in a large bowl to to set a unity sign, in the End we make a "Familyfoto" and and join for refreshments

Faiths In Tune Interfaith Tu’Bishvat Celebration

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Faiths In Tune Interfaith Tu’Bishvat Celebration 10 February 2017, Berlin   Joined by a Jewish rabbinical student as well as a Muslim Imam, the youth planted some herbs and flowers together and then baked vegetarian pizza using the ingredients and fruits traditionally eaten for Tu’Bishvat. This was followed by live music offered by Jewish-Russian artist Alexey “Aletchko” Kochetkov, for which various people from the local neighbourhood joined the group.   For all of the young refugees, who originated from countries including Afghanistan, Albania, Ethiopia and Eritrea, this was the first time they had come into contact with people of Jewish faith, and they were all impressed with the positive interaction between the Rabbi and Imam, and quickly befriended the Jewish youth during the joint activities. Tu’Bishvat, the Jewish new year of trees, offers itself as an ideal holiday for an interfaith celebration, given its theme of nature, agriculture and environment which can be appreciated by people of all faith backgrounds.   …

Interfaith Tu'Bishvat Celebration (5184)

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In recognition of WIHW, Faiths In Tune invited youth from the Jewish High School as well as Unaccompanied Minor Refugees from Muslim and other faith backgrounds to jointly celebrate the Jewish holiday of Tu'Bishvat in Berlin. Joined by a Jewish rabbinical student as well as a Muslim Imam, the youth planted some herbs and flowers together and then baked vegetarian pizza using the ingredients and fruits traditionally eaten for Tu'Bishvat. This was followed by live music offered by Jewish-Russian artist Alexey "Aletchko" Kochetkov, for which various people from the local neighbourhood joined the group. For all of the refugees, this was the first time they had contact with people of Jewish faith, and they were all impressed with the positive interaction between the Rabbi and Imam. Tu'Bishvat offered itself as an ideal holiday for an interfaith celebration, given its theme of nature, agriculture and environment which can be appreciated by people of all faith backgrounds. This activity was presented as …

celebrate World Interfaith Harmony Week

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The guests – made up of people from over 12 nationalities and faiths, all deeply motivated by the desire to set a sign for more peace and harmony between religions – were warmly welcomed into the large, bright room. The atmosphere was prepared by beautiful organ music which filled the room and helped us to ready ourselves internally for the peace prayer and ceremonies. After a greeting by the committee chairman of the First Church of Christ, Scientist, Ms Heidrun Leverentz, a deeply receptive atmosphere was created by a very moving song from Cornelia Ragg. Then followed an address by Lutz Leverentz, deputy chairman of the House of Religion in Stuttgart. He reminded us that King Abdullah II of Jordan proposed a Week of Interreligious Harmony on 23 September 2012, in order to counteract the division between people of different religions created by misunderstandings and mistrust, since mankind is connected not only by common interests, but also by God’s commandments …

INTERFAITH BRUNCH

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– Interfaith Meet and Brunch – We come together to get to know and encounter with people of different faiths, in sacred places and buildings. We learn something about the tradition and faith of the inviting community. We learn through taste, see, smell and eat together about the religious food traditions and rules of different religions. Every guest bring some of her/his favorite food. We around the various prepared (vegetarian) dishes, some of us say some prayer, words of grace, thanks and blessing, from their respective religion – and then the big sharing, trying and tasting. The Interfaith Brunch is planned at least once a year from UN World Interfaith Harmony Week 2015 on, at a different place every time, and likely hosted by a different community of faith. 6) Including some Art in the meeting, for example music or Art-objects like "Peace-Lights" (Light-painter Leo Lebendig co-operated and explained some aspects of his bigger project „Peace Light of the Religions“).

Interfaith Event / Interreligiöses Treffen

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This event will bring together people of faith to pray together, to become acquainted with other religions, e.g. "Haus der Religion", Sufi, Christian Scientists. Musical accompaniment with a wonderful soloist and organist. After the event people have the possibility to have a talk with coffe, tea and cake. YOU are warmly welcome!