Join Religious Leaders and the LA Community on June 2 for the 9th Annual Interfaith Solidarity March Los Angeles

Interfaith Solidarity March

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 31, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Join the Interfaith Solidarity March organized by the Institute for Religious Tolerance Peace & Justice (IRTPJ) in partnership with dozens of marches around the world. Let us walk together to affirm freedom, diversity, and respect among individuals, nations, ethnicities, and religions, as we learn to live in peace. This significant event aims to foster unity, peace, and understanding among different faith communities while addressing pressing issues in Gaza and Israel.

Date: Sunday, June 2, 2024

Time: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Starting Location at 1 p.m. St. Basil Roman Catholic Church, 3611 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90010

Ending Location approximately 3:30 p.m. The Islamic Center of Southern California, 434 Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90020

***Parking: 425 Shatto Place parking lot behind the ICSC or St. Basil's lot***


* We are united in rejecting hatred and oppression in the name of religion and in supporting freedom of worship or belief.

* We are united in stamping out bigotry and violence of every sort, and in support of the right to live peacefully.

* We are united in affirming the role that the interfaith community must play in safeguarding the health and safety of all people.


Interfaith Solidarity March

* Start Time: 1 p.m.

* Starting Location: St. Basil Roman Catholic Church, 3611 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90010

* Route: The march will proceed from St. Basil Roman Catholic Church, with stops at Robert F. Kennedy Inspiration Park (3384 Wilshire Blvd.) and Immanuel Presbyterian Church (3300 Wilshire Blvd.), to The Islamic Center of Southern California.

* Participants: Faith leaders, community members, and activists from diverse religious backgrounds.

Panel Discussion on the Crisis in Gaza and Israel

Start Time: 3:30 p.m. (approximately)

Ending Location: The Islamic Center of Southern California, S. 434 Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90020


* Dr. Sarah Emanuel - Assistant Professor of Theological Studies, Loyola Marymount University

* Tariq Habash - Human Rights Advocate; former Biden administration's political appointee

* Aziza Hasan - Executive Director of NewGround: A Muslim-Jewish Partnership for Change

* Rabbi Joshua Hoffman - President and CEO, Academy of Jewish Religion CA

* Rabbi Micah Miller - Assistant Director, Israel Education, Jewish Federation Los Angeles

* Hedab Tarifi - Community Leader and Activist


* Father Alexei Smith - Director of Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Purpose: This event aims to promote interfaith solidarity and engage in meaningful dialogue about the humanitarian crisis in Israel and Gaza. It provides a platform for diverse voices to share insights and advocate for peace and justice.

Media Opportunities:

* Interview opportunities with panelists and key organizers.

* Photo and video opportunities during the march and panel discussion.

* Coverage of speeches and interactive sessions.

Please RSVP: to confirm attendance and arrange interviews with specific participants.

For more information, please visit or

Or contact Melissa Crandall (Institute for Religious Tolerance, Peace and Justice Director of Operations) at (818) 469-4362 or

Join us in a powerful display of unity and a collective call for peace and justice.

Produced by the Institute for Religious Tolerance, Peace and Justice. The Interfaith Solidarity March LA is a flagship partner of the Interfaith March for Peace & Justice, the world's largest coalition of interfaith marches.



News Source: Institute for Religious Tolerance Peace and Justice

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