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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
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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
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Some surely ask: Why didn’t God prevent this slaughter? The answer is that God gave us free will.

Rabbi Stephen Lewis Fuchs
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At least 300 are dead and 125 injured after an attack on a Sufi mosque in the Northern Sinai on Friday, including at least 27 children. 

Alden Solovy
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Imam Abdullah Antepli, a Turkish-born cleric, shares his insights on the current state of Jewish-Muslim relations in the United States.

Aron Hirt-Manheimer
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Unforeseen events as a teen found me playing backgammon with two young Arab men in Jerusalem’s Old City. That evening led to my rabbinical studies and so much more.

Rabbi Reuven Firestone
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In this incredible, compelling special, Jewish, Muslim, and Buddhist faith leaders discuss bigotry, racism, and how faith communities are working to combat them.

Kate Bigam
Smiling friends Jewish mom Beth and Muslim mom Alaa who founded an interfaith playgroup

Through a Jewish/Muslim playgroup, my sister found an answer to a question many of us ask when we learn of incidents of anti-Semitism and Islamophobia: “What can I do?”

Emily Marcus Levine
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On Yom Yerushalayim, Jerusalem Day, I will pour a few drops of wine onto the ground here in Israel to remember the suffering of the Palestinians.

By Alden Solovy

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