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17 July 2015

Honored for promoting harmony through the hijab

When some countries began to ban the hijab of Muslim women and attack the Islamic dress code, Dr Larycia Hawkin, a Christian and former associate prefessor of politics and international relations at Wheaton College, Illinois, began to wear it in solidarity with Muslim women in the college.
She became a symbol of interfaith solidarity and activism at a time of Islamophobia and hatred running high in the country...

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21 October 2015

Interfaith Event Draws Crowd at ICLI

More than 100 Christians, Jews, Muslims, Hindus and members of other faiths gathered at the newly expanded Interfaith Institute of the Islamic Center of Long Island (ICLI) recently, for the first annual awards event.
People from different faiths enthusiastically came together to furthur the mission and vision of the Institute, engage Muslims and members from diverse cultures and communities by promoting the ...

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24 October

LI MOSQUE CREATES INTERFAITH INSTITUTE TO EDUCATE ABOUT ISLAM.

Dr. Farooque Ahmed Khan is shown in front of the triple arches that lead into the newly constructed building that will house the Islamic Center of Long Island in Westbury on Friday, Oct. 23, 2015.

One of the oldest mosque on Long Island is launching an interfaith institute whose mission is to diapel misconceptions about Islam and promote understanding among different faiths....

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25 October

NEW LI INTERFAITH INSTITUTE AT MOSQUE OPENS TO PROMOTE UNDERSTANDING

John Andrew Morrow speaks during interfaith event at the Islamic Center of Long Island in Westbury on Sunday 25, 2015. (Credit :Stephan Sunshine)
Scores of faith leaders came together at a Westbury mosque Sunday afternoon to celebrate the first event at the Islamic Center of Long Island's new Interfaith Institute....

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