Tag Archives: San Jose

Vigil recalls the human cost of Gaza conflict

A small but committed group of local people gathered Thursday evening in the plaza in front of San José City Hall for a Vigil for Peace in Gaza. Organizers Cathy Do, Angela Cortese, Veronica Eldredge and Arinee Rahman asked participants … Continue reading

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Candlelight vigil for victims of Gurdwara shooting

People of all faiths are invited to gather at the Sikh Gurdwara in San Jose at 8:00 pm Wednesday evening, August 8, for a candlelight vigil to remember the victims of the attack on the Sikh Gurwara in Oak Creek, … Continue reading

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American Sikh Day April 13, 2011

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 will be celebrated as “American Sikh Day” with a rally on the State Capitol steps in Sacramento, CA. The program will feature speakers on the Sikh experience in California, with special remarks by California State Senator … Continue reading

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Silicon Valley “Spark Plug”

In recognition of my work with Interfaith Space, I was recently named as a  “Silicon Valley Sparkplug,” part of a project being done by CREA-TV and San Jose State University, with funding from the Knight Foundation. Over the past several … Continue reading

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Community Vigil in Japantown

Thursday evening, several hundred people gathered in front of the Buddhist San Jose Temple Betsuin to remember the victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, and to pledge their support for relief and rebuilding efforts in that country. The … Continue reading

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Interfaith Council to hold vigil for Arizona victims

In light of the recent shootings of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and others in Tuscon, Arizona this last week, a prayer vigil will be held on Thursday, January 13th at 7:00 pm at the First Unitarian Church, 160 North Third Street, … Continue reading

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Temple Emanu-El sponsors Interfaith Shabbat

Rabbi Dana Magat and the people of Temple Emanu-El in San Jose invite the community to a special interfaith open house Shabbat service on Friday, February 12th, beginning at 7:30 pm. Following a Sabbath service that will include explanation of … Continue reading

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