The CIU and Berrie Foundation-sponsored Libertas Center in Lviv has won that city’s annual “Face of the City” award for its inter-faith outreach. In the spirit of the award, the Center is also sponsoring a retreat program for refugees of armed conflict in Eastern Ukraine.
Congressman Keith Ellison (D-MN) hosted a Congressional Briefing on the CIU’s “Imams to Auschwitz from the Middle East and Developing World” study tour. It was the only event on the Hill commemorating International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
Philadelphia-based interfaith leader and CIU Board member S. A. Ibrahim, has voiced a condemnation of the deadly attack on a synagogue in West Jerusalem, as well as hopes for future peace in the holy city.