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Marc Schneier

Amidst Violence at Home, Israel's Chief Rabbi Finds Kindred Spirits Among Imams in New York

Rabbi Marc Schneier | Posted 10.20.2016 | Religion
Rabbi Marc Schneier

Even as a wave of violence escalated between Palestinians and Israelis in Jerusalem, I had the honor to host a luncheon at which the Chief Rabbi of Israel, David Lau, met and conversed warmly with a distinguished delegation of imams and Muslim leaders from New York and New Jersey.

New York's Imam Is on a Mission

Chine Labbe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Chine Labbe

Assistant Imam Mohammad Shamsi Ali's appointment to the Islamic Cultural Center, the first building constructed as a mosque in New York City, only reinforced his commitment to bridge different religious communities.