Jewish and Muslim leaders gathered at Israeli President Reuven Rivlin’s Jerusalem home on Thursday night in a meeting intended to make a united front against religious violence.
WASHINGTON (JTA) — A slate of ten U.S. Muslim leaders, including both Muslims in Congress, urged Hamas to return to Israel the remains of two soldiers. “In the name of Almighty God the most merciful and compassionate, we appeal to you on the basis of humanity and charity to release the remains of Hadar Goldin…
Conservatives want us scared, Jay Michaelson writes. But what if there’s nothing to fear so much as fear itself?
What difference exactly is there between the garb Orthodox Jewish women wear to the beach than the burkini Muslim women wear?
(JTA) — London Mayor Sadiq Khan, the first Muslim mayor of a European capital city, has been bombarded with anti-Semitic messages since he said he would not support Jeremy Corbyn in the Labour Party leadership election. Several of the messages suggested that he had been influenced by Jews, the London-based news website Jewishnews.uk reported. The mayor…
In most cities I’ve lived in since being ordained as a rabbi, every single time I’ve seen an interfaith event sponsored by the Jewish community, it has featured a male imam, rabbi, and priest.
While Trump doubles down on his proposed Muslim ban, Canadian PM Justin Trudeau is welcoming Syrian refugees with open arms, Mira Sucharov writes.
“When we first came in, the Jewish people were sitting in one section and the Muslims were a little bit in the other section, but now you’re going to find everybody sharing food with one another,” said one participant at an interfaith iftar meal. But among triumphs, many challenges remain in fostering dialogue between Jews and Muslims.
(JTA) — The prospect of Jewish immigration raised the least amount of opposition among respondents to a British survey about attitudes to immigration. A study conducted by the Centre for Social Investigation at Nuffield College in Oxford found that 7 percent of British people would allow no Jewish migrants into the United Kingdom, while 17 percent…
A majority of French Muslims said they would react positively if their daughter married a Jew, a survey found.