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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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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
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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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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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Rabbi Sarah Bassin is the former executive director of New Ground, a Los Angeles-based organization dedicated to transforming the ways Jews and Muslims interact. 

Aron Hirt-Manheimer
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Writer and liturgist Alden Solovy shares a most timely experience from his Hebrew language class in Jerusalem.

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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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

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