Over 3,000 prayers and notes of solidarity for the families of Yusor Mohammad Abu-Salha, 21; her husband, Deah Shaddy Barakat, 23; and her sister, Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha, 19, were collected last month through the online social action platform Groundswell. These message of support were assembled into a book and presented to the families in late February. A summary of the presentation ceremony can be found on Groundswell's... read more
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March 24, 2015
March 20, 2015
The Washington Theological Consortium (WTC) invites you to join them for their 2015 Winter/Spring programming. Their flyer can be found here. For more information, please visit their website.
March 18, 2015
The Institute for Christian & Jewish Studies is currently seeking to fill the position of ICJS Educator. Preferred candidates will have graduate education in religion and/or education. Please see below for details.
The Institute for Christian & Jewish Studies (www.icjs.org) has recently expanded the scope of its mission and is now developing educational programs to engage Jews, Christians, and Muslims. In the months to come, the organization will... read more
March 11, 2015
The ICJS will be a sponsor of the Governor’s Commission on Middle Eastern American Affairs.
Join the Governor's Commission on Middle Eastern American Affairs for the 2015 Legislative Night, sponsored by Delegate Sid Saab. Meet with your local officials and discuss important legislation. Invited guests include Governor Lawrence J. Hogan, Jr. and Lt. Governor Boyd K. Rutherford.
ICJS Scholars Dr. Heather Miller Rubens, Dr. Ben Sax, and Dr. Homayra Ziad will be speaking about the Institute... read more