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March 31, 2012 8:20 AM

Music for Children in Jordan

Engagment with children through music 

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Hala Dasouqi

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March 31, 2012 8:01 AM

Sexual Harassment at Work Places

The first step toward solving an issue is to speak about it, right? Hmm.. How about writing a song about it?

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Hala Dasouqi

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March 30, 2012 1:11 PM

Building Peace in the Middle East Through Music

URI Leader and first Global Council Chair Rita Semel reflects on the recent concert by Musaique, a URI CC from the Middle East:

There’s magic in music. And that magic was on display March 23 at the San Francisco Jewish Community Center, where 10 musicians — Jews, Muslims and Christians from Israel, Egypt, Jordan and the Palestinian territories — held an audience of more than 300 enthralled for more than two hours as they sang, played and danced.

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March 27, 2012 1:03 PM

What really matters!!

It is an article about the value of deciding what really matters, and what makes no differenc in life?

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March 20, 2012 3:48 PM

My One Hour with Pope Shenouda III

Sixteen years ago today, March 20, I met the Patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox Church, Pope Shenouda, III, in Cairo.  March 20, 1996 as an eventful day for me starting with the news of the death of the Sheikh of al-Azhar. Then I arrived early for another meeting, this one with the Grand Mufti of Egypt, Dr. Muhammed Tantawi.  When we were talking, the telephone rang and it was President Hosni Mubarrak who summoned him for an immediate meeting.   (Tantawi was soon after selected as the Sheikh of al-Azhar.)  As we finished our chat, Tantawi said, "when the light of one religion burns, it is a great blessing.  When the lights of  many religions burn together, it will be radiant and bring abundant blessings."  He counseled that the vision of a United Religions would be for the good of the world if it were "gently presented."

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Bishop Swing

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March 19, 2012 1:02 PM

URI Africa expresses condolences on the death of Pope Shenouda III

The United Religions Initiative (URI) of Africa wishes to express its sadness on the death of Pope Shenouda III who passed away today at the age of 88.

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Africa Region

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March 13, 2012 12:14 PM

URI Celebrates International Women's Day

When I was a young woman starting my career in theatre in the mid 1970’s, there were almost no women in prominent positions within the theatre community. For women of color, the opportunities were even fewer. I learned at a young age that as a woman I needed to fight harder to have my voice heard, so I started a multi-cultural theatre company with two female colleagues. It was one way to address a void that still persists decades later.

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March 9, 2012 8:30 AM

Celebration of International Women's Day 2012

Celebration of International Women Day A seminar on the International Women’s Day was conducted by BETHAK -cc and AAP-CC under the chair of Francis Jacob Director BETHAK Organization. A large... Read more...

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BETHAK-Pakistan

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