Kaufman in the News


Religion 101 on WGVU: November Interview

November 16, 2018

Dr. Douglas Kindschi and Kyle Kooyers join Shelley today to discuss the just-concluded Jewish/Christian/Muslim Triennial Dialogue. And they talk about Monday's Interfaith Thanksgiving Celebration.

Religion 101 on WGVU: October Interview

October 19, 2018

Doug Kindschi, Kyle Kooyers and Kevin McIntosh discuss a recent MIMIL Workshop and the upcoming two-day Jewish/Christian/Muslim Interfaith Dialogue.

Triennial Interfaith Dialogue will explore whether religious identities are what unites or divides us

October 18, 2018

Christian, Jewish, and Muslim voices weigh in on an important and timely topic.

Student cohort strengthens interfaith conversations on college campuses

October 17, 2018

A collaborative internship program between five local colleges, including Grand Valley, is providing students with opportunities to develop their interfaith leadership skills and generate interfaith conversations on their own campuses.

GV to host second panel on interfaith and life after death

October 15, 2018

What Happens When You Die?� sponsored by the Kaufman Interfaith Institute in partnership with Making Choices Michigan, a registered nonprofit organization devoted to changing the narrative about healthcare decision-making, including at the end of life.

When 'them' becomes 'us': Standing with the Muslim community of Grand Rapids

July 25, 2018

The Standing Together Partnership initiative created four new congregational partnerships. In these partnerships, each mosque was paired up with at least two Christian churches and a Jewish Synagogue.

Religion 101 on WGVU: June Interview

June 29, 2018

Doug Kindschi and Kyle Kooyers chat with Shelley Irwin about the 2018 Youth Interface Service Day Camp and Doug's recent trip to Cambridge.

Students explore many ways of worship

June 27, 2018

Kaufman Interfaith Institute holds first interfaith service day camp for students.

Religion 101 on WGVU: May Interview

May 18, 2018

Joining Shelley Irwin is Kaufman Director Dr. Doug Kindschi from Cambridge and Kyle Kooyers in studio.

Religion 101 on WGVU: April Interview

April 20, 2018

Kyle Kooyers and Zahabia Ahmed-Usmani from the Kaufman Interfaith Institute join Shelley Irwin.

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