FFEU Biennal Congressional Reception Video

The FFEU Congressional Reception welcomed New Ethnic Members of Congress this past January 24th, 2017, at the U.S. Capitol Building, in Washington D.C. Present at the reception were not only new and returning members of Congress, but also esteemed foreign dignitaries, including the ambassadors of Albania, Azerbaijan, Sweden, Slovenia, Hungary, and more.

Watch the video above and listen to hopeful words of unity, tolerance, and inter-community initiatives, by guest speakers: Rabbi Marc Schneier, Dr. Sayyid Syeed, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen, Congressman Donald McEachin, Congressman Brad Schneider, Congressman Jamie Raskin, Daisy Khan, Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Congressman Josh Gottheimer, and Congressman Darren Soto.

“25 of the 55 freshman members of Congress are of Latin, Jewish, Asian, Black, and Indian descent. This is a portrait of what our country is today.” Rabbi Marc Schneier, President of the FFEU

“25 of the 55 freshman members of Congress are of Latin, Jewish, Asian, Black, and Indian descent. This is a portrait of what our country is today.” Rabbi Marc Schneier, President of the FFEU

Thank You For Joining Today, I Am A Muslim, Too Rally

Thank you for joining the historic "Today, I Am A Muslim Too" rally!

Times Square, NYC | 02/19

FFEU President Rabbi Marc Schneier, co-host of the "Today, I Am A Muslim Too" rally, addressing the massive audience.

FFEU President Rabbi Marc Schneier, co-host of the "Today, I Am A Muslim Too" rally, addressing the massive audience.

Thousands of New Yorkers representing a myriad of backgrounds and faiths, converged in Times Square on Sunday, February 19th, 2017, and joined a coalition led by Russell Simmons, Rabbi Marc Schneier, Imam Shamsi Ali, in a demonstration of support for the American Muslim community.

 

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11 Months Later...

March 15, 2016

Rabbi Marc Schneier: Netanyahu should take bold peacemaking trip to Saudi Arabia | by Ben Sales

A year ago, after his private meeting with the King of Bahrain, H.M. King Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa,  FFEU President Rabbi Marc Schneier urged Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel, to go to Saudi Arabia, calling for officially deepening the relations with the Gulf States and considering the 2002 Arab Peace Initiative as a concrete solution to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Read more about Rabbi's interview by the Jewish Telegraphic Agency HERE.

 

11 MONTHS LATER...

 

February 10th, 2017

U.S. May Turn To Arab Allies For Israel Plan | by Peter Baker & Mark Landler

The U.S. administration considers that the road for achieving Israeli-Palestinian Peace leads to Arab States capitals, including Riyadh. 

Read more about the New York Times article HERE.

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