jews and muslims

Jewish, Muslim women go viral on TikTok for comparing modest swimwear rules

Both the Jewish woman and Muslim woman are shown in the TikTok video to cover their hair and wear long sleeves at the beach.

Should interfaith activities wait until Jews and Muslims are done fasting?

Jews around the world will fast and mourn on Tisha B’Av and many Muslims will fast and mourn in observance of Ashura.

By ARI GORDON/JTA
06/08/2022

Jews and Arabs unite in solidarity at Acre event on Shabbat

Attendees, which included Christians, Muslims, Jews, business and restaurant owners as well as tourists, gathered in the promenade outside the Acre Police Station

Seattle Jewish school turned mosque brings Jews and Muslims together

“We’ve got lots of plans,” Cherry Street Village project manager Koloud “Kay” Tarapolsi said. “The only thing holding us back is our imaginations.”

By EMILY ALHADEFF
07/05/2021

Podcast offers branch of hope

The Branch has achieved acclaim in a fractured world, shining light on the everyday intertwined lives of Arabs and Jews who have developed deep bonds.

By DIANA BLETTER
10/12/2020

What a Muslim sheikh taught me about Shavuot

“My friendly advice to my fellow rabbis,” Sheikh Jaffer says, “is to make the most of this because you won’t have this chance again.”

By SARA FREDMAN AEDER/JTA
28/05/2020

Jerusalem 2019: Facts and figures

The city is the largest in the country, both in area and population. But Jerusalem not only has the distinction of being the capital, it also ranks as Israel’s poorest city.

06/06/2019

Opening your home to the conflict

Have you ever held an imaginary conversation with American college students who believe Israel is an apartheid state dominated by big bad settlers and soldiers who torture children?

Surfing waves of words

“It was probably a way to create a social circle for myself of people who love text and discussing text as much as I do,” Spector shares.

By ARIEL DOMINIQUE HENDELMAN
23/05/2019
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