Public invited to attend annual world interfaith harmony assembly

The public is invited to attend the 8th Annual Interfaith Harmony Assembly, “Voices in Harmony,” which will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Monday, Feb. 5, at Congregation Beth Sholom-Chevra Shas, 18 Patsy Lane, Jamesville.This event is a collaboration between InterFaith Works, Women Transcending Boundaries and local faith communities to help spread a message of harmony and understanding by showcasing and celebrating the many faith traditions in Central New York. Hundreds of people attended last year’s event and the attendance is expected to be the same this year.The World Interfaith Harmony Assembly, which occurs during the United Nations’ World Interfaith Harmony Week, affirms that mutual understanding and interfaith dialogue help foster a culture of peace. The assembly provides an opportunity for the community to appreciate the beauty and diversity of our varied faith traditions, and to discover the many commonalities present among different faiths.There is no fee to attend the event, and a reception will follow.The temple’s upper parking lot is for handicap parking, and the lower two lots are for general parking. Overflow parking is available at Pebble Hill Presbyterian Church with a shuttle to the Synagogue that starts at 5:30 p.m. Further information can be found on the InterFaith Works’ website.


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