Seeking peace. Striving for justice. Together.
The Annual Interfaith Peace Gathering
Commemorating The Hiroshima / Nagasaki Atomic Bombings
Monday, August 5, 2013
The Interchurch Center
475 Riverside Dr. (Entrance on Claremont Ave.)
@ W. 119th St. and W. 120th St.
New York City
3:00pm Family Program
Supported by New York Peace Film Festival
Japanese Style Storytelling (Kamishibai) with Mrs. Tomiko West, Hibakusha (Hiroshima survivor)
Origami Making Workshop
4:30pm Visit the Photo Exhibitions (On View from July 29 – August 5)
5:30pm Interfaith Peace Ceremony
With Special Guests:
If you are in New York City on Friday, August 5, you are invited to participate in events remembering the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and working for a world free of nuclear weapons:
An interfaith service of remembrance at will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the Church Center for the United Nations (44th and 1st) followed by a walk to Dag Hammarskjold Plaza to ring the Peace bell at 7:15 p.m. along side our Japanese brothers and sisters in Japan (8:15 a.m. Japanese time).
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