Articles by George Fox

Religious Tolerance (A German Perspective)

Recently, German public television (ARD) interviewed members of the Flushing Interfaith Council about the diversity of our community and how we relate to one another.  Specifically, ARD journalists were fascinated by the relative harmony between [...]

Raising Awareness of Domestic Violence

Faith Leaders CONNECT with Domestic Violence Advocates for Human Rights Day On International Human Rights Day (December 10, 2014), the Flushing Interfaith Council and CONNECT sponsored a networking event focused on domestic violence and economic [...]

Joining Voices: Raising Awareness

Flushing Quakers will host “Joining Voices: Raising Awareness,” an interfaith breakfast on Wednesday, December 10, 10AM, at the Friends Meeting House.  The goal is to raise awareness about domestic violence in our community and find ways for faith [...]

Building Interfaith Solidarity

Members of Flushing Monthly Meeting joined with people of all faiths in Flushing for the 2014 Queens Interfaith Unity Walk, which seeks to build interfaith peace and solidarity.  The Queens Interfaith Unity Walk arose in response to post-9/11 challenges [...]

2014 Interfaith Unity Walk

The Flushing Interfaith Council invites you to our 6th Annual Queens Unity Walk Sunday, October 19, 2014, 1:00 pm @Flushing Meetinghouse, 137-16 Northern Boulevard, Flushing, NY 11354 (you are also invited to worship with Quakers at the Flushing Meetinghouse [...]

Island of the Dead

New York’s city cemetery on Hart Island occupies 101 acres in the Long Island Sound on the eastern edge of the Bronx. It is the largest taxpayer-funded cemetery in the world. The City uses prison labor to perform the daily mass burials that number close to one [...]