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  • Online community shows solidarity after Chapel Hill shooting

    March 24, 2015

    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

  • 2015 Classes for WTC

    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.

    WTC and the ICJS have worked together since 2013 creating and hosting Emerging Religious Leaders. ERL is a new... read more

  • ICJS Educator Position Opening

    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 ( 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

  • 2015 Middle Eastern Legislative Night

    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