Many communities around the country are calling for activities to promote religious tolerance and inter-faith understanding. Here are just a few.
Some Jewish congregations will be reading from the Quran and Gospels as well as the Torah on Shabbat Shuvah, the Sabbath between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. See “Reading from books that some would burn.”
Vigil at Park51 in New York City, 7:15 p.m. on September 10 called by NY Neighbors for American Values.
“Unity and Commemoration” gathering in Lafayette Park in Washington, DC on September 11 , from 6 to 9 p.m.
“Burn Candles, Not Qurans” in Oak Ridge, TN, on September 12. Oak Ridge Civic Center, 7 p.m. For more information, please contact Linda Johnston (johnstonbron at bellsouth.net) or Rev. Steven Martin (smartin at vitalvisions.org).
Liberty Walk in New York City on Sept. 12