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Faith Based

( Religion/Anti-Semitic ): A variety of diverse religious websites dedicated to educate and promote tolerance, providing an array of resources and topics.

American Friends Service Committee
A Quaker organization that includes people of various faiths who are committed to social justice, peace and humanitarian services.

American Jewish Committee
The American Jewish Committee has worked since 1906 to safeguard Jewish life and to ... Domestic Policy
products all from one place and you will find here a huge collection of links to websites on a wide variety of topics.

Anti-Defamation League
Dedicated to stopping the defamation of the Jewish people and to securing justice and fair treatment for all people.

Bahai World
Bahá’í communities working to break down barriers of prejudice between people.

Center for New Communities
Working in close cooperation with Christian, Jewish and other religious communities throughout the Chicago region.

Congregation Beth Ahavah
Serving Philadelphia and the greater Delaware Valley area’s lesbian, gay and bisexual Jewish communities.

Congregation Beth Chayim Chadashim
In 1972, a small group of Los Angeles Jews shared a vision. They dared to dream of a safe place to worship, celebrate their heritage and create community. They called their dream Beth Chayim Chadashim, “House of New Life” — the world’s first synagogue for lesbians and gay men. Today, BCC is a congregation inclusive of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, heterosexuals, our families and friends, with programs for all ages. And they continue to affirm the vision of their founders, that all people are created B’tzelem Elohim - in G-d’s image.

Congregation Beth Simchat Torah
A place in New York City where people can be both deeply Jewish and openly gay.

Foundation of Religious Freedom
As authors of “Tolerance 101: Practical Solutions for Interfaith Problems”, they educate the public about religious rights, freedoms and responsibilities.

Jewish Queer Youth Home Page
Serves as a source of information with links to Jewish Queer Youth in New York and throughout the world.

Long Island Community Fellowship
Where faith is a journey, not a guilt trip.

Museum of Jewish Heritage
Created as a living memorial to those who perished during the Holocaust, our Museum honors those who died by celebrating their lives - cherishing the traditions that they embraced, examining their achievements and faith, and affirming the vibrant worldwide Jewish community that is their legacy today.

The Curriculum Initiaitive
Promotes ethical and spiritual reflection in independent schools.

The Simon Wiesenthal Center
A 400,000 member strong international center for Holocaust remembrance, the defense of human rights and Jewish people.

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at Stony Brook
The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at Stony Brook provides a caring, spiritual home for people of diverse backgrounds and beliefs. Through worship, work, learning and play they seek to achieve lifelong spiritual growth. They honor the dignity and worth of all individuals and they commit themselves to action for social and economic justice. Interweave is their LGBT committee.

HELPFUL LINKS

GOVERNOR ANDREW M. CUOMO RELEASES MARRIAGE EQUALITY MESSAGE
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today released a new video message about the need to extend marriage equality to all New Yorkers.
Watch the video message from Governor Cuomo

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Diversity Training

Dignity for All Students Act

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Bullying Prevention Program
The The World's foremost Bullying Prevention Program proven to reduce bullying behavior.

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Memoirs of Motherhood: Connecting Through Our Stories
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