Category Events 21-22

Faith in Modern Media

Abrahamic House hosted a talk by Dr. Peter Herman to explore the role of religion in modern media and popular culture. Dr. Peter Herman is a former lecturer of theology and religious studies at Marymount University and a scholar of religious and…

Game Night

People from different faiths coming together to simply have fun is an act of interfaith in and of itself. This event included snacks, games, and sweet connections. Thank you to those who joined us!

World Interfaith Harmony Week

World Interfaith Harmony Week (WIHW), which promotes harmony between all people regardless of their faith, is an annual event observed during the first week of February. WIHW recognizes the importance of mutual understanding and inter-religious dialogue for promoting a culture…

MLK and Tu B’Shvat Nature Clean-Up

Thank you for joining us for a volunteer day in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. We cleaned trash from the woods of Suitland Pkwy in Southeast DC in collaboration with Ward 8 Woods Conservancy, a grassroots non-profit with the mission…

#ProtectTheFacts

The Abrahamic House, in coordination with the German Embassy in Washington, D.C., hosted a virtual short film screening and discussion with Ms. Anke Popper on International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Over 75 years after the end of the Second World War,…

Interfaith Perspectives on Ecology

Abrahamic House held a virtual gathering to explore what various faith traditions teach about humanity’s responsibility to care for creation. Inspired by Scriptural Reasoning, a method of comparing texts on a common theme found within different Holy Books, we compared…

Birth and Teachings of Jesus

Around Christmas, the time of Jesus’ birth, Abrahamic House hosted a gathering to explore the story of the birth and teachings of Jesus from both Muslim and Christian perspectives. We heard from Dr. Zeki Saritoprak, author of “Islam’s Jesus”, and Fr. Thomas Bonacci from the Interfaith Peace…

Kurdish Flag Day Celebration

Thank you for joining us on Kurdish Flag Day as we celebrated the cultural heritage of our fellow, Haima. This event was hosted in partnership with the American Kurdish Information Network (AKIN) and included informational sessions followed by Kurdish music, dancing, and food. 

Channukah Party

We hosted a low-key Channukah party in celebration of the 7th night of Channukah! We lit candles, did a quick Havdallah (celebration of the ending of Shabbat), and ate sufganiyot.