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.
The Iran nuclear deal has stirred much debate and controversy in the United States over the last two months. Seyed Hossein Mousavian and Emad Kiyaei, two Iranians, teamed up to shed light on the nuclear deal and Iran’s perspective on the global landscape.
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.
The battle to own the land Israel currently controls dates back thousands of years and has been the subject of centuries of bloodshed. It’s a complex conflict with no end in sight, but this isn’t stopping today’s Chautauqua morning lecture speakers from trying.
Peace cannot be a piecemeal collection, Rabbi Michael Melchior said.
Decimating a country via a bottomless arsenal of elite military technology is easy. Rebuilding a country after the storm amid…
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.”
In Europe today, Christianity is dwindling in the Western half of the continent while it thrives in the East. The explanation of this trend has to do with the repression of religion under the Soviet Union, the Rev. Michael Dahulich said.
There are two sides to every story, from the juvenile to the catastrophic. The same goes for both the rise of Islamophobia and the spread of the Islamic State group, Akbar Ahmed said.