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Archive for November, 2014

The Art of Peacebuilding

by Lea Levy, CFV Interfaith Intern A panel of artists came together with the Desmond Tutu Center for Peace, Reconciliation, and Global Justice on Friday to talk about the art of peacebuilding. Though not each panelist is an expert in the same art form, they all have something in common; they recognize the power of […]

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Rabbi Amy Eilberg Presents From Enemy to Friend and the annual JCC Ann Katz Festival of Book and Arts

by Lea Levy – Center for Faith and Vocation Interfaith Intern attended the Ann Katz Festival of Books and Art with Butler Hillel friends on Thursday, November 13, 2014. Who is the hero of heroes? … One who makes an enemy into a friend. –Avot d’Rabbi Natan, 23 Return evil with good and your enemy will […]

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Interfaith Service Event-Tree planting-Keep Indianapolis Beautiful

by Lea Levy, CFV Interfaith Intern On Saturday, October 25th, several representatives of Butler’s religious and non-religious groups came together for a day of service and dialogue. We participated in an event organized by Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc., and planted 200 native Indiana trees in the Fairfax neighborhood in order to help divert storm water […]

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Jewish/German Dialogue Project

by Lea Levy, CFV Interfaith Intern On October 16, 2014, the Indianapolis’ Jewish Community Center hosted an event called the Jewish/German Dialogue Project on the opening night of their annual Ann Katz Festival of Books. This was the first event of its kind that I have ever attended. Though I have read a lot and […]

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Religion and Reconciliation in Global Perspective, Oct. 28, 2014: Positive and Radical Reconciliation

by Lea Levy Dr. Charles Villa-Vicencio was, much like Dr. Alan Boesak, a very eloquent speaker. Though they grew up on different sides of the conflict, they had both been very involved in the struggle for human rights in South Africa, and are still fighting hard to create a reality of justice throughout the world. […]

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