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Sacred Rivers from the Jordan to the Hudson: An interfaith ceremony during Climate Week 

September 26, 2019 at 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

A CLIMATE WEEK 2019 PROGRAM

Sacred Rivers, from the Jordan to the Hudson: An interfaith ceremony honoring the life in the Hudson and the Jordan Rivers during Climate Week 

As part of Climate Week, environmentalists who protect the Hudson and Jordan Rivers will join with religious leaders in New York City for an interfaith ceremony focusing on the shared risk communities and ecosystems across the globe face from climate disruption.

A water ritual will highlight the afternoon’s events. Interfaith leaders and environmentalists will carry ritualized water from the Jordan River from the James Memorial Chapel to the Manhattan Waterfront Greenway on the Hudson River. They will pour the ritualized water from a vessel into the Hudson as an act of transnational solidarity.

2-3 pm  Interfaith ceremony at James Chapel

3 pm      Water Walk to the Hudson River for those who wish

Speakers at the event include:

Karenna Gore, Director of the Center for Earth Ethics

Chief Dwaine Perry, Ramapough Lenape Nation

Rabbi Burt Visotzky, Jewish Theological Seminary

Gidon Bromberg, Israeli Director, EcoPeace Middle East

Yana Abu Talib, Jordanian Director, EcoPeace Middle East

Nada Majdalani, Palestinian Director, EcoPeace Middle East

Jessica Roff, Director of Advocacy and Engagement, Hudson Riverkeeper

Sponsors

The Center for Earth Ethics, Hudson Riverkeeper, Jordan River Waterkeeper/ EcoPeace Middle East, Milstein Center for Interreligious Dialogue, Waterkeeper Alliance

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This event is FREE – Please RSVP

 

Details

Date:
September 26, 2019
Time:
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Website:
https://utsnyc.edu/event/sacred-rivers/

Organizers

Riverkeeper
Center for Earth Ethics
Waterkeepers Alliance
EcoPeace
Union Theological Seminary
The Milstein Center for Interreligious Dialogue, Jewish Theological Seminary

Venue

James Chapel, Union Theological Seminary
3041 Broadway (@ 121st St)
New York City, NY United States
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Website:
https://utsnyc.edu/