The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) announced the partnership on Wednesday.
American Muslims for Palestine, who met with the freshmen US congress members is an alleged Hamas front group according to a lawsuit.
“The more we've gotten to know each other and to know each other's belief systems we've found there are more commonalities than there are differences," said Jewish cantor Gail Karp.
The lawsuit, brought by the Freedom of Conscience Defense Fund, claimed that the Council on American-Islamic Relation’s (CAIR) Initiative gave Muslim students special protections.
“I believe and support the BDS movement and have fought to make sure people’s right to support it isn’t criminalized,” she said, adding her reservations about the movement.
If elected to the House in November as is expected — Tlaib will become the first Palestinian — American woman ever to sit in the chamber.
Foundation for Ethnic Understanding study: Gaps between two faiths are not wide.
Jewish Democratic Council of America: Ellison’s statement leaves no ambiguity that he does not accept Farrakhan’s hateful and divisive preaching and we appreciate him reiterating this conviction.
The Muslim Leadership Initiative, run by the Shalom Hartman Institute, is reshaping the way in which American Muslims engage with their Jewish counterparts.
The Muslim community currently makes up 1% of the US population and is expected to double in size by 2050.