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Question 1:

a. See the original text of the letters and learn more about the exchange through the University of Virginia's online archive of Washington's Papers: http://gwpapers.virginia.edu/documents/hebrew/address.html

Question 2:

a. Read more about the history of iftars at the White House via the Christian Science Monitor: http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Politics/2011/0810/President-Obama-to-hold-iftar-dinner-Five-facts-about-the-Muslim-ceremony/Who-started-the-White-House-iftar-event

b. Read the remarks from President Obama's 2010 White House iftar, where he talks about Jefferson and the first iftar at the White House: http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2010/08/13/remarks-president-iftar-dinner

c. Read more about President Jefferson's relationship with Sidi Soliman Mellimelli here: http://www.monticello.org/site/research-and-collections/tunisian-envoy

d. Watch President George W. Bush's remark at the 2005 White House Iftar, where he insists, "we cannot carry the message of freedom and the baggage of bigotry at the same time": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VaNKz2rDF04

Question 3:

a. Watch a clip from a documentary on Heschel, and hear how religious leaders from diverse traditions, as well as Heschel's daughter, understand his legacy and commitment to social activism from Religion and Ethics Newsweekly: http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/episodes/january-18-2008/abraham-joshua-heschel/1789/

b. Listen to a podcast on Heschel's life and work with King from On Being: http://being.publicradio.org/programs/heschel/particulars.shtml

c. Read about Pauli Murray here: http://paulimurrayproject.org/ and learn more about her life and watch a video of her here: http://www.episcopalarchives.org/Afro-Anglican_history/exhibit/leadership/murray.php

d. Learn more about Thich Nhat Hanh and his philosophy here: http://www.mindfulnessbell.org/thay.php, and learn more about Hanh and King's relationship here: http://cof-interspiritual-mindfulness.blogspot.com/2011/01/thich-nhat-hanh-on-martin-luther-king.html

e. Click through an online exhibit of A. Philip Randolph's life and legacy here: http://www.nlc.edu/archives/apr.html

f. Hear IFYC's Founder and President Eboo Patel reflect on Heschel and King on the IFYC blog: http://www.ifyc.org/content/egypts-uprising-echoed-martin-luther-kings-activism

Question 4:

a. Listen to a speech from President Carter at a Habitat work site: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OChLBUBX5QM

b. Download a Habitat toolkit for interfaith organizing: http://www.habitat.org/gov/suppdocs/interfaith_advocacy_toolkit09.2011.pdf

Question 5:

a. Read more of Hafiz' poetry in The Subject Tonight Is Love (translated by Daniel Ladinsky). http://www.amazon.com/The-Subject-Tonight-Is-Love/dp/0140196234

b. Read more Sufi (mystical) Islamic poetry here: http://www.poetseers.org/spiritual_and_devotional_poets/sufi/

Question 6:

a. Read the lyrics and listen to "Have I Done Any Good," one of the hymns that inspired Esther Peterson: http://www.lds.org/ldsorg/v/index.jsp?hideNav=1&sourceId=63608ceb1ec20110VgnVCM100000176f620a____&vgnextoid=a9832ce2b446c010VgnVCM1000004d82620aRCRD

b. Explore this infographic from the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life to learn more about Mormon life and values in America: http://www.pewforum.org/Christian/Mormon/mormons-in-america-infographic.aspx

c. Read more about Esther Peterson's legacy and work in Cokie Roberts' We Are Our Mothers' Daughters. http://www.amazon.com/We-Are-Our-Mothers-Daughters/dp/B004JZWKLY/ref=tmm_pap_title_0.

Question 7:

a. Learn more about Humanism from the American Humanist Association: http://www.americanhumanist.org/who_we_are/about_humanism

b. Read the most current articulation of the Humanist Manifesto: http://www.americanhumanist.org/Humanism/Humanist_Manifesto_III

c. Check out Chris Stedman's blog, "Non Prophet Status", to hear a young humanist leader's call for atheists to get involved in interfaith work: http://nonprophetstatus.com/

d. Watch Greg Epstein, Secular Humanist Chaplain at Harvard University, talk about why he's involved with interfaith cooperation: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-DJunsujBes

Question 8:

a. Read the full text of Nostra Aetate on the Vatican's website: http://www.vatican.va/archive/hist_councils/ii_vatican_council/documents/vat-ii_decl_19651028_nostra-aetate_en.html

b. Learn more about the history and impact of Nostra Aetate in an issue of American Magazine celebrating the document's 40th anniversary: http://www.americamagazine.org/content/article.cfm?article_id=4431

c. On the Raoul Wallenberg Foundation's website, read further about Nostra Aetate and Pope John XXIII's personal commitment to religious respect: http://www.raoulwallenberg.net/interfaith/nostra-aetate-commemoration/

Question 9:

a. Read about Gandhi's appreciation of the Bible in William Emilsen's article "Gandhi, Scripture and the Bible": http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&ved=0CFkQFjAA&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.pacifica.org.au%2Fvolumes%2Fvolume14%2Fissue01%2Fgandhi-scripture-and-the-bible%2Fat_download%2Fpdf&ei=fVi6T9_jKoaCgwf2wci-Cg&usg=AFQjCNEt1zcTCvttVfrPkN6T2Q_vAkEwBA&sig2=KG4Hv0zBDCqVwbl0mr5CGA

b. Learn about how Gandhi inspired Martin Luther King Jr.'s commitment to non-violence in the King Encyclopedia from Stanford University:http://mlk-kpp01.stanford.edu/kingweb/about_king/encyclopedia/gandhi.htm

c. Read more about Gandhi's respect for diverse religions in a book by Arun Gandhi, Mahatma Gandhi's grandson: Legacy of Love. http://www.amazon.com/Legacy-Love-Education-Path-Nonviolence/dp/097252004X

Question 10:

a. See how 13 different religious traditions articulate their version of the golden rule: http://www.scarboromissions.ca/Golden_rule/images/large_golden_rule_poster.jpg.