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Friendship...

On April 17, 2016, PII Center for Interfaith representatives and volunteers joined the Ponds Reformed Church of Oakland for a Friendship Gathering in efforts to form bridges between the two communities. The members of the congregation got to know more about the Peace Islands Institute after watching the video presentation on the works of the […]

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Abraham’s...

On April 14, PII Center for Interfaith, in association with Drew University’s Center on Religion, Culture and Conflict, hosted a forum to discuss “Religion as a Source of Peace.” The gathering was part of PII’s ongoing “Abraham’s Table” luncheon series, which addresses a range of topics of interfaith dialogue and local/international peace outreach efforts. Featured […]

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Friendship...

On April 10, 2016, PII Center for Interfaith representatives and volunteers joined the First Reformed Church of Little Falls for a Friendship Gathering in efforts to form bridges between the different communities in the neighborhood. The members of the congregation got to know more about the Peace Islands Institute after watching the video presentation on […]

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Friendship...

On April 10, 2016, Peace Islands Insitute and Hackensack United Methodist Church organized a Friendship Gathering to bring together the members of the congregation and their neighbors from different backgrounds and cultures. PII volunteers attended the Sunday Service that began around 10am, followed by fellowship hour where they got to meet and socialize. We also […]

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“Islam&...

On March 24, 2016, Peace Islands Institute Center for Interfaith Affairs hosted Dr. Zeki Saritoprak for luncheon series on his recently published book “Islam’s Jesus.” Dr. Saritoprak is a professor of Islamic Studies and Bediuzzaman Said Nursi Chair at John Carroll University. Saritoprak started off by highlighting the little-known facts about Jesus’s place in the […]

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Local Educators...

SOMERSET, NJ — On March 18, 2016, the Sixth Annual Educators’ Appreciation Day program was held at the Franklin Township Community Senior Center. Co-organized by Peace Islands Institute and the Turkish Cultural Center of New Jersey, the event recognized local educators for their exemplary leadership, their learner-centered pedagogy, and their consistent respect for diversity and […]

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