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Ephraim Isaac Peace Leadership Prize

Ephraim Isaac Peace Leadership Prize

Dear Honorable Friends, These past two years, I have given a few lectures on peace in Hartford, Connecticut at the Hartford University of Religion and Peace, one of the oldest theological seminaries in the USA. I am humbled and pleased to tell you that at the special...

Vote for the Environment

Vote for the Environment

The Temple of Understanding encourages voting for the environment. We are out of time for gradual changes and must reduce and re-organize our energy use immediately, and must elect representatives who understand that this is what the US public wants.  We can rebuild...

Vote for Preserving Democracy

Vote for Preserving Democracy

Our colleagues at Religions for Peace: USA have done some great programming with a set of partners relevant to preserving democracy. We at the Temple of Understanding urge everyone to vote and be inspired by faith voices to preserve democracy. Christian Nationalism...

Shani Mink JOINS FORUM2021 SACRED FOOD ~ BLESSED EARTH

Shani Mink JOINS FORUM2021 SACRED FOOD ~ BLESSED EARTH

We are pleased to announce that Shani Mink will be joining our panel titled “Faith-Based Farming in the United States” at FORUM2021 Sacred Food ~ Blessed Earth Online September 9th, 2021. Shani Mink (she/her) is the Executive Director of the Jewish Farmer Network. She...

Women’s Initiatives

Women’s Initiatives

As a leading interfaith organization founded by a woman, Juliet Hollister, the Temple of Understanding has long been interested in women’s full contributions to society as a pathway to peace. Our most recent Hollister award recipient is Ela Gandhi, an internationally...

HLPF 2020: Ending Hunger and Achieving Food Security by Grove Harris

HLPF 2020: Ending Hunger and Achieving Food Security by Grove Harris

Ending Hunger and Achieving Food Security Intervention delivered Tuesday, July 7th, 2020, 3-4 pm Greetings. My name is Grove Harris, of the Temple of Understanding, and I am speaking on behalf of the Women’s Major Group. The COVID-19 crisis has already created a major...

An Interfaith Vision of Hope: By Alison Van Dyk, Executive Director

An Interfaith Vision of Hope: By Alison Van Dyk, Executive Director

More powerful than all the armies on earth is an idea whose time has come. And the time has come for the Interfaith Community to lead a spiritual transformation in the auspicious year of 2020 to deal with a changing world. While we have been overwhelmed by thousands...

National Interfaith Prayer Service for Healing & Hope

National Interfaith Prayer Service for Healing & Hope

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1589891429625{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}"] Please join us on National Day of Prayer to pray for all impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Temple of Understanding is co-sponsoring this event. Join us Live! Via...

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