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Closeup of Jerusalem stone as at the Western Wall

Last week was a bad week for Israel and the Jews, a week in which the worst instincts of our brethren were enabled and acted upon

Alden Solovy
Photo of the author who is a young blonde man with his long hair pulled back

I knew that this was my time to act. As a Jewish teenager who had just celebrated his bar mitzvah in the holiest place to the Jewish religion, a teenager with a responsibility. 

Evyatar Bar-On
Black and white photo of a man's hand reaching out from the darkness

I had heard of the Rohingya people, but admittedly knew little about the depths of their suffering and the atrocities they were enduring.

Rabbi Charles K. Briskin
Islamic crest and Star of David signs held next to one another against a blue background

It sounds like the beginning of a joke, and in truth, there’s a lot of laughter in what comes next: An imam and a rabbi walk into a conference of Reform Jews…

Aron Hirt-Manheimer
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Guests Rabbi Sarah Bassin and Imam Abdullah Antepli joined On being's Krista Tippett to talk about their pioneering work in building bridges of understanding between Muslims and Jews. 

 

Kate Bigam Kaput
Two individuals holding a large banner sign that reads REFUGEES WELCOME

Saturday marked a year since this ban was introduced, the first in a series of three discriminatory travel bans targeting the rights of people from Muslim-majority countries to enter the U.S.

Elizabeth Leff
Framed artwork that includes Arabic writing on a background of blue, black, and green

This new year, I’m studying Arabic to be able to converse with Palestinians in Israel and the West Bank, augmenting my lifelong caring relationship with Israel.

Rabbi Reuven Greenvald
Outside view of a sukkah

During Sukkot, we customarily invite famous people from the past to be guests in the sukkah. This year, I would like to invite Jesus as my guest.

Rabbi Stephen Lewis Fuchs
Three people, each holding a different sign in front of their face: one depicting Islam (crescent and star), one Christianity (cross), and one Judaism (Star of David)

Something special is going on in this class: Youth and middle age. Muslim, Christian, and Jew. Arab and Israeli. Secular and religious.

Alden Solovy
Three Muslim women with traditional head coverings

A scholar of Judaism and Islam, Professor Reuven Firestone is a Jewish ambassador at conferences throughout the Middle East and beyond. Read about some of his adventures.

Aron Hirt-Manheimer

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