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in News October 14, 2016

How an Interfaith Gathering Triumphed at Cable Street

This week, we remember one of the proudest British moments of the last century. On 4th October, 1936, about 20,000 people gathered in an act of defiant unity at Cable Street in East London, to prevent the police from allowing fascists to march through the big city. The demonstration was comprised of Jewish communities and… Read more

in News September 19, 2016

Imams in the Vatican – an Interfaith Awakening

Students from the Cambridge Muslim College preparing to be the next generation of British Muslim leaders, have marked the end of their studies by visiting one of the most famous churches in the world: St Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican. Getting to know deeply religious people who were not Muslim was a new experience for… Read more

in News September 14, 2016

Daesh insults all Muslims by desecrating Eid al-Adha 

Eid al-Adha is the most holy festival celebrated by Muslims and a time of rejoicing for families all over the world. Yet once more, Daesh has shown its contempt for millions of Muslims by turning Eid al-Adha into another excuse for grotesque murder. This is the time of the year when we remember the moment… Read more

in News March 23, 2016

Brussels Statement – 23/03/2016

Our deepest condolences are with the families and friends of the victims of the Brussels bombings this morning and similar horrors unleashed on innocent people in Istanbul and Ankara last week. We are horrified by what has happened in recent weeks, and Britain’s faith communities are united in condemnation against these appalling acts. The perpetrators… Read more

in News March 18, 2016

Sadaqah Day 2016 – A Day for All Faiths

Sadaqah Day, which will be observed for the second time on Sunday 20th March 2016, was a new initiative started last year by the Muslim community. Sadqa (in Arabic), or Tzedakah (in Hebrew) which means Charity, is modelled on the success of the Jewish community’s Mitzvah Day. It is seen as an opportunity for people… Read more