Interfaith event focuses on justice
Congregation Bet Haverim Rabbi Greg Wolfe speaks at the 12th annual Celebration of Abraham event Sunday at St. James Catholic Church. Fred Gladdis/Enterprise photo
Justice — and, conversely, injustice — was the theme of the 12th annual Celebration of Abraham, which brought members of the three Abrahamic faiths together at the St. James Catholic Church Memorial Center, 1275 B St. About 165 people attended.
An Interfaith Fair for Justice featured five local organizations, each with a table display presenting their work and opportunities for the participants to fight injustice in Yolo County. The organizations were Yolo Interfaith Immigration Network, Yolo Conflict Resolution Center, Phoenix Coalition, Interfaith Rotating Winter Shelter and Davis Community Meals.
In addition, participants had an opportunity to purchase 100 hand-thrown ceramic bowls for $20 each, with proceeds to be donated to two organizations that build understanding between children and youths in the Middle East. Continue Reading