One of the oldest cities in existence, Jerusalem straddles the line between antiquity and modernity. It is the beating heart of Abrahamic religions, and it means different things to all those who live there and come to visit.
Not many people know about the Baha’i religion. Some don’t know that it’s an Abrahamic religion — some don’t even know it exists — but Albert Lincoln thinks the religion’s hometown of Haifa, Israel, could serve as a model for peace and coexistence in the Middle East.
If Daniel Ferguson’s recent documentaries on two of the holiest sites in the world can teach anything, it’s that, with a shared purpose, mutual goals and establishing trust, people of different backgrounds can achieve anything — be it art or interfaith harmony.
Though the preservation and sharing of sacred space might seem to be the task of those who run churches, synagogues or mosques, Jodi Magness is responsible for the conservation of spaces and objects that were considered sacred millennia ago.
After 20 years in Haifa, Israel, Albert Lincoln sees the West as disconnected from the rest of the world —…
Peace cannot be a piecemeal collection, Rabbi Michael Melchior said.
When Daniel Ferguson and the production crews of the IMAX films “Journey To Mecca” and “Jerusalem” began filming, they were…
With fiery determination, a love for humanity at large and a simple message, Izzeldin Abuelaish delivered Monday’s Interfaith Lecture in the Hall of Philosophy titled “Preserving the Middle East Through Philanthropic Initiatives.”
When your home is the Holy Land, sharing sacred space becomes a day-to-day issue, and it often becomes a bloody…
To David N. Hempton, Europe has lost touch with the roots of its culture and is at a crossroads. The once- Christian continent is in an identity crisis amid an increasingly secular and interconnected world.