Tag Archive for interfaith

WW1 heritage brings Leicester communities together

Avaes Mohammed reports from Leicester workshops telling the shared WW1 stories of Muslim, Hindu and Sikh soldiers fighting for Britain

Leicester Hindus, Muslims and Sikhs come together to learn shared WW1 history

A new Leicester project is bringing together members of the Hindu, Muslim and Sikh communities to learn and celebrate their shared history of contribution to Britain in the First World War.

Walk Together For Peace - in commemoration of the 7/7 bombings in London 2010. From left to right: Revd Bertrand Olivier, Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner, Imam Qari Asim. Photo: Kristian Buus/British Future

Britons #walktogether: thousands walk their final stop on 7/7

Thousands of Britons walked the last stop to work today for #WalkTogether, in a display of unity and remembrance on the tenth anniversary of 7/7

7/7 survivor and faith leaders walk together

Faith leaders from the Muslim, Jewish and Christian faiths were joined today by 7/7 survivor Gill Hicks to support the #WalkTogether initiative, which calls on people all over Britain to get off the bus, train or tube one stop early on 7 July 2015 and walk the last stop, in a quiet moment of remembrance and unity

Does interfaith pave the way for a more integrated Britain?

One positive story to come out of the tragedy of Woolwich in May took place at the East London mosque, in Tower Hamlets, when leaders of the Christian, Jewish and Buddhist faiths joined approximately 6,000 Muslims for Friday prayers. It was a shining example of interfaith, but it was not unique. Rather examples of interfaith have been becoming more visible and frequent in the UK over the past decade. Will they foster genuine dialogue and counter prejudice, asks Jemimah Steinfeld.