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Two religious women, one Jewish, one Muslim, reach Knesset with same goals

From their positions of strong identity, both women are willing to reach outside the traditional boundaries of their communities, and strive for an Israeli society with greater collaboration.

By ALEXANDER ‘JAKE’ SHAPIRO
19/08/2020

Arabic video on Jewish ties to Jerusalem aims to foster co-existence

The video is the fourth released by the AJC as part of its Arabic-language series "An al-Yahud," ("About the Jews"), which aims to build engagement between Arabs and Jews.

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A Muslim and a Jew dating have written a jazz song about their situation

The philosophy of openness preached by the song dovetails perfectly with Miller’s musical ethos as well: making jazz fun and accessible again to all.

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
12/02/2020
FRENCH POLICE OFFICERS stand guard outside the Hyper Cacher supermarket in Paris on January 10, 2015

Paris Hyper Cacher employee stars in documentary about his rescue mission

Lassana Bathily: A Hero Despite Himself was broadcast on Tuesday night on France’s Channel 2, during the fifth anniversary of the Paris attacks.

09/01/2020
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Malmo municipality sets up $2m. fund to fight antisemitism

The government is planning to hold an international conference on fighting antisemitism in Malmo and plans to open a Holocaust museum in the Swedish city.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
29/11/2019
Democratic Presidential candidate U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (D-VT)

How Bernie Sanders became a favorite among Muslim Americans

It’s hardly a given that Muslim Americans would support a left-leaning Democrat.

By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
24/10/2019
The project “Not in my name” is presented at the Italian Ministry of Education on Septemer 24, 2019.

Jewish, Muslim and Christian leaders in Italy fight violence on women

The project "Not in my name – Jews, Catholics and Muslims against violence on women" include several initiatives targeting high school students.

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NBA star Enes Kanter hosts basketball clinic for Muslim and Jewish kids

“It’s just so much fun to go out there and speak one language, and that is sport,” said Kanter, a practicing Muslim.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
10/09/2019
FBI investigator

FBI shares security info with Muslim, Jewish and Christian leaders

Kerry Sleeper, the FBI’s assistant director for partner engagement, advised participants to watch the news for developments that could portend threats.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
20/06/2019

Want to fully understand your family genealogy? Not without a court order

According to some ancestry websites there are indicators to tell you if you possess "Jewish" DNA or not.

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