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Muslims and Jews

With a Single Forefather, Muslims and Jews Can Work Together

Rabbi Marc Schneier | Posted 09.15.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Marc Schneier

One way of changing the present dynamic of conflict is to realize that the point of departure in Muslim-Jewish engagement should not be the modern-day Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but rather Abraham/Ibrahim, our common forefather and the source of our shared commitment to ethical monotheism.

Jaweed Kaleem

Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren Hosts Ramadan Iftar With Muslim Americans

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 10.25.2011 | Religion

In an effort to foster better relations between Israel and the Muslim-American community, the Israeli ambassador to the United States, Michael Oren, w...

Righteous Among The Nations: Muslims Who Saved Jews From Holocaust

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Tim Townsend St. Louis Post-Dispatch ST. LOUIS (RNS) In 2003, Norman Gershman was looking for some of the righteous. What he found astonished ...

Why A Jewish Seminary Must Find Common Ground With Islam

Arnold M. Eisen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Arnold M. Eisen

There is no more urgent issue for individuals and communities of faith at this moment than to find our way to genuine cooperation, tolerance and mutual respect. The moderates of all faiths have to talk often and well, lest the extremists carry the day.

Renewing Abraham's Children In The New Year And Liberating Them From The Old

Peter Ochs, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Peter Ochs, Ph.D.

What troubles me about last year is connected to what troubles me about Gen. 22:2. The text grates on my ears and eyes because it reminds me that American Jews seem to have forgotten that Ishmael is their great-grand-uncle.

Middle East Peace Begins in the Classroom

Edgar M. Bronfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Edgar M. Bronfman

Hamas' recent rejection of a UN initiative to teach the Holocaust in the schools of Gaza says everything about the power of education, and the extremists' need to traffic in fear and lies.

G-d/Allah Please Tell Us If Israel or Palestine is Right or Wrong?

Yvonne R. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yvonne R. Davis

Dear G-d/Allah, It's me Yvonne, are you there? As you know since December 27th, 2008, Hamas and Israel have been at war. Over 800 Palestinians and...