FFEU In The News 2014

 

Dialogue judéo-musulman : l'exemple américain

12/18/14

Le 14 décembre a eu lieu à l'Institut des cultures d'Islam (ICI) de Paris une table ronde au cours de laquelle activistes français et américains ont débattu des formes que devait prendre le dialogue judéo-musulman.


Muslim Jewish Forum takes part in Mosque-Synagogue twinning project

11/18/14

Members of a Muslim Jewish Forum took part in a worldwide twinning event in which local Mosques were twinned with local Synagogues.


Muslim dan Yahudi di New York AS "saling membela"

11/17/14

INDONESIAN: Umat Muslim dan Yahudi di New York AS sejak lama saling mencurigai dan berprasangka, tetapi selama tujuh tahun terakhir, hubungan antar umat Muslim dan Yahudi mengalami perubahan besar, menjadi lebih baik, bahkan saling membela satu sama lain.


Buku ini Paparkan Perseteruan Islam-Yahudi

11/12/14

Hubungan sensitif Yahudi-Islam telah berlangsung lama, seiring tragedi kemanusiaan yang belum tuntas di tanah Palestina. Ini berdampak pada hubungan kedua komunitas agama.


Women gather to build alliances for peace

11/11/14

At a time when relations between American Muslims and Jews have been strained by increased conflict in the Middle East, more than 100 women of both faith communities gathered at Temple University in Philadelphia on Nov. 2 with the aim of declaring solidarity with each other.


Islamophobia is rampant... and payment is obligatory

10/9/14

ARABIC: Daesh taxes Western Europeans



INTERVIEW WITH MOUSSA AL-HASSAN DIAW "Anti-Semitism is no part of our history and it should not be."

7/14/14
GERMAN: We talked with Moussa Al-Hassan Diaw, who is actively involved in the "Foundation for Ethnic Understanding" (FFEU), on the Jewish-Muslim relations in Europe and how these could be further expanded.


Mahmoud Abbas Shifts on Holocaust

4/27/14
President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority issued a formal statement on Sunday calling the Holocaust "the most heinous crime to have occurred against humanity in the modern era" and expressing sympathy with victims' families.


Abbas: Holocaust was a 'heinous crime'

4/27/14
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has issued a statement calling the Holocaust "the ugliest crime known to man in the modern era," a declaration which was promptly dismissed by the Israeli prime minister as pandering.


Palestinian President Calls Holocaust 'Most Heinous Crime'

4/27/14
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday called the Holocaust "the most heinous crime" of modern history and expressed his sympathy for the victims, a rare acknowledgment by an Arab leader of Jewish suffering during the Nazi genocide.


Palestinian leader Abbas calls Holocaust most heinous crime of modern era

4/27/14

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas called the Holocaust the most heinous crime in modern human history, his office said in a statement Sunday.


Abbas: Holocaust is the Most Heinous Crime in Modern Era

4/27/14

In response to a question on the occasion of Holocaust Day, raised in conversation with Rabbi Marc Schneier, President Mahmoud Abbas said that: what happened to the Jews in the Holocaust is the most heinous crime to have occurred against humanity in the modern era. He expressed his sympathy with the families of the victims and many other innocent people who were killed by the Nazis.


Holocaust, Hamas and reconciliation

4/27/14

The PA president's announcement that the Holocaust "was the most heinous crime to have occurred against humanity" is welcome, though surprising considering that his doctoral dissertation engages in Holocaust denial.


IN SPANISH: Abu Mazen: 'El Holocausto fue el crimen m?s atroz contra la Humanidad'

4/27/14

Con una rotundidad sin precedentes, el presidente palestino, Abu Mazen, ha condenado el asesinato de seis millones de jud?os en el Holocausto perpetrado por los nazis.


Abbas Offers Holocaust Condolences as Israel Denounces Pact

4/27/14

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called the Holocaust "the most heinous crime" in modern history, offering condolences to victims? families at a time when distrust between his government and Israel is running deep.


Rabbi, Imam Deliver Message of Understanding

4/16/14

They may seem like an odd couple, but Rabbi Marc Schneier and Imam Shamsi Ali believe there is nothing more natural than two people who have come to understand each other using what they have learned to promote harmony between their people.


Meeting of Different Minds: A rabbi and an imam walk into the Frisch School together...

3/28/14

Jewish-Muslim dialogue went to a yeshiva high school, as Rabbi Marc Schneier and Imam Shamsi Ali appeared at an assembly at the Frisch School in Paramus last Wednesday.


Jewish, Muslim leaders: Danish minister puts animal rights before religious rights'

3/22/14

A joint delegation of European Muslim and Jewish religious leaders accused Danish Agriculture Minister Dan J?rgensen of putting animal rights before religious freedom on Thursday.


Jews, Muslims Criticize Denmark Slaughter Ban

3/5/14

A 10-member delegation of Jews and Muslims told the Danish ambassador to the United States that his country's ban on ritual slaughter has sullied Denmark's reputation.


Ukraine's Muslims: Where do they Stand on the Crisis?

2/26/14

For Ukraine's Muslims, the ongoing political crisis should not directly affect their 500,000 member community, according to the country's grand mufti. However, according to observers, a Russia-leaning swing in politics could be totally suicidal for Ukrainian Muslims.


Knesset producing film to fight anti-circumcision laws

1/20/14

The Knesset is producing a short pro-circumcision documentary, to be filmed this week and shown in a committee of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe next week.

 

Can Jews and Muslims get along? 60 imams and rabbis meet in Washington to try

11/24/14

Frustrated by dangerously high tensions between Jews and Muslims in the Holy Land, 60 imams and rabbis gathered Sunday (Nov. 23) to hatch concrete plans to bridge the gulf between their communities, minus the kumbaya.


Imam Shamsi Ali and Rabbi Schneier: Reuniting Muslims and Jews

11/17/14

The death of a beloved pope is the bridge that connects two men from two worlds tormented with rage, anger, hatred, bloodshed and prejudice


Di New York, Muslim dan Yahudi Saling Membela

11/17/14

Umat Muslim dan Yahudi di New York AS sejak lama saling mencurigai dan berprasangka, tetapi selama tujuh tahun terakhir, hubungan antar umat Muslim dan Yahudi mengalami perubahan besar, menjadi lebih baik, bahkan saling membela satu sama lain.


Relasi Muslim-Yahudi tak Cukup Hanya Dialog

11/12/14

Dialog antara imam Muslim dan rabbi Yahudi digelar di Universitas Paramadina, Jakarta, Selasa (11/11) malam. Diskusi tersebut membeberkan persamaan antara Yahudi dan Islam sebagai agama samawi.


'Spread hummus, not hate' campaign unites Muslims, Jews

10/14/14

A small band of Jews and Muslims marched through one of the city's busiest squares Tuesday (Oct. 14) shouting "Spread Hummus! Not Hate!"


Muslim, Jewish leaders gather to denounce anti-Semitism, Islamophobia

10/6/14

A gathering of Muslim and Jewish leaders took place in the European Parliament on Monday to denounce Anti-Semitism, Islamophobia and all other forms of bigotry.


Ron Burkle donated $100k at Baptist church during visit

9/19/14
Billionaire Ron Burkle was a big spender the first time he visited a Baptist church with Sean Combs. The Yucaipa Cos. chief was honored at the the Foundation for Ethnic Understanding's (FFEU) 25th anniversary party Tuesday night at Russell Simmons' Hollywood home, where Combs presented Burkle with the International Humanitarian Award.


Rabbi Marc Schneier, Russell Simmons, and FFEU honored at Congress for 25 years of leadership in Black-Jewish relations

6/26/14
The ceremony paid tribute to three civil rights activists, one African-American and two Jewish-Americans: James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner, who were brutally murdered while working on the ?Freedom Summer? campaign in Mississippi.


Abbas calls Holocaust "most heinous crime"

4/27/14
While Israel's national Holocaust memorial said Abbas' comments may be a step in the right direction, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu brushed them aside.


Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas calls Holocaust "the most heinous crime" of modern history

4/27/14

Abbas' comments appeared, in part, aimed at reaching out to Israeli public opinion at a time of deep crisis in Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts. The remarks were published by the Palestinian official news agency WAFA just hours before the start of Israel's annual Holocaust commemoration.


Palestinian leader Abbas calls Holocaust 'most heinous crime' in modern history

4/27/14

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday called the Holocaust "the most heinous crime" of modern history and expressed his sympathy for the victims, a rare acknowledgment by an Arab leader of Jewish suffering during the Nazi genocide.


Abbas denounces murder of Jews in Holocaust as 'most heinous crime in modern era'

4/27/14

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas released a special message on Sunday in Arabic and in English on the occasion of Israel's Holocaust Remembrance Day, in which he decried the murder of Jews in the Holocaust as "the most heinous crime against humanity in modern history."


Abbas: Holocaust 'ugliest crime' of modern history

4/27/14

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday called the Holocaust "the ugliest crime humanity has known in modern history," a rare acknowledgment by an Arab leader of Jewish suffering during the Nazi genocide.


NEWS BRIEF: Abbas calls Holocaust 'heinous crime'

4/27/14

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas called the Holocaust "the most heinous crime to have occurred against humanity in the modern era."


Abbas expected to send message of condolence for Holocaust victims

4/22/14

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is expected to publish a special Holocaust Memorial Day message to the Jewish people next week, Haaretz has learned.


National leaders in Jewish-Muslim dialogue bring their message to SNJ

4/16/14

When Imam Shamsi Ali, a Muslim cleric from Indonesia, came to the United States in 1995, he had a host of biases and misconceptions about those he described as "the other," non-Muslims. Those views began to change when he moved to Astoria in Queens, and his family befriended an Irish Catholic.


Meetings solidify Jewish-Muslim coalition

3/26/14

When a Rockaway mosque encountered what it felt was unfair action by the local zoning board to undermine many of its activities, the New Jersey Muslim-Jewish Solidarity Committee sprang into action.


A Rabbi and Imam Visit Frisch: First Time an Imam Visits Yeshiva

3/20/14

Two unlikely partners fighting misconceptions between Jews and Muslims arrived at the Frisch School on Wednesday morning to talk about how it is possible to build bridges across a chasm.


Jews and Muslims Push Denmark on Kosher Slaughter

3/1/14

A joint delegation of observant Muslims and Jews made the case to the Danish ambassador to the United States that his country's ban on ritual slaughter was harmful to its reputation.


Jews, Muslims Unite to Combat Circumcision Ban

1/24/14

Council of Europe Secretary-General Thorbjorn Jagland tells delegation of Muslim, Jewish leaders that religious discrimination of minorities is 'a very dangerous avenue to pursue'

 

L.A.'s Jews and Muslims partner in 'twinning' events

11/19/14

When Jews and Muslims came together for a "twinning" event on Nov. 16, the Pico Union Project was filled with jamming, rapping, rhetoric, dancing and more.


Imam & Rabbi Successfully Bridge Gap Between Two Often-Hostile Faiths

11/17/14

A Muslim scholar from Indonesia and an Orthodox rabbi from New York have joined forces to prove to the world that harmony between two religious groups that are often at odds with each other can be achieved.


Diskusi "Mencari Titik Temu Yahudi-Islam"

11/13/14

INDONESIAN: Stigma buruk tentang agama orang lain seringkali menghinggapi pemikiran seseorang. Perseteruan Yahudi dengan Islam menjadi contoh nyata kasus yang hingga hari ini masih jamak diperbincangkan. Islam menganggap Yahudi sebagai pihak yang menjadi musuh. Hal yang sama berlaku pula bagi Yahudi yang menganggap Islam pantas untuk dibinasakan dengan alasan teroris


Twinning event centers on desire for peace

11/12/14

Eight thousand miles away from a part of the world where violent confrontations between Muslims and Jews occur on a near-daily basis, a roomful of people from both religions gathered at a mosque to discuss what they perceive to have in common.


Muslim MEP Calls on European Jews to Halt Flight

10/12/14

European Jews should halt their flight and work with local Muslims to solve the issues facing their communities, a Muslim member of the European Parliament told The Jerusalem Post over the weekend.


Des leaders musulmans et juifs unis contre l’extrémisme

9/30/14

Avec à sa tête, sa directice européenne Samia Hathroubi et le député européen M. Afzal Khan, cette ONG basée à New York depuis 25 ans a été créée pour encourager les dialogues inter-communautaires afin de contrer l'extrémisme montant au sein des communautés.


Israel-Gaza Conflict Puts Interfaith Relations To The Test

7/31/14
When a group of Arab college students visiting New York met last week for a Ramadan iftar, they were greeted with an unexpected keynote speech.


Rabbi Marc Schneier, Russell Simmons, and FFEU honored by Congress

6/24/14
As the nation marked the 50th Anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, a unique ceremony took place in the US Capitol, commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the 1964 Freedom Rides Summer and honoring the 25th Anniversary of the Foundation for Ethnic Understanding (FFEU).


Abbas calls Holocaust "most heinous crime" against humanity

4/27/14
(Reuters) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called the Nazi Holocaust "the most heinous crime" against humanity in modern times, in an apparent bid to build bridges with Israel days after troubled peace talks collapsed.


Palestinian Leader Mahmoud Abbas Denounces Holocaust

4/27/14

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas denounced the Holocaust as the "most heinous" modern crime, drawing mixed reactions in Israel to one of the strongest such statements by an Arab leader.


Holocaust 'most heinous crime' in the modern era, says Palestinian Authority president

4/27/14

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas took the unusual step Sunday of publicly denouncing the Holocaust as "the most heinous crime to have occurred against humanity in the modern era."


Abbas denounces murder of Jews in Holocaust as 'most heinous crime in modern era'

4/27/14

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas released a special message on Sunday in Arabic and in English on the occasion of Israel's Holocaust Remembrance Day, in which he decried the murder of Jews in the Holocaust as "the most heinous crime against humanity in modern history."


Palestinian leader denounces Holocaust as 'heinous crime'

4/27/14

At a time when the Middle East peace process appears stymied, Israel received an unexpected olive branch when Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas denounced the Holocaust and expressed sympathy with its victims.


Palestinian President Abbas: Holocaust a 'Heinous Crime'

4/27/14

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' remarks are a rare acknowledgement by an Arab leader of Jewish suffering during the Nazi genocide, and appear to be an effort to appease public opinion in Israel as the peace process falters.


Abbas calls Holocaust 'single greatest tragedy in modern-day history'

4/22/14

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called the Holocaust the "single greatest tragedy in modern-day history" during a meeting with a visiting American rabbi in Ramallah on Sunday.


Muslim and Jewish leaders visit Denmark to call for meat ban to be reversed

3/28/14

A delegation of Muslim and Jewish leaders have called for a ban on Halal and Kosher meat to be reversed in Denmark.


Minister meets with European Muslim and Jewish leaders over slaughter ban

3/25/14

The minister of food and agriculture, Dan J?rgensen (S), met with a delegation of European Muslim and Jewish leaders late last week concerning Denmark?s new law banning the slaughter of animals that have not been stunned.


IN DANISH: Muslims and Jews Meet with Minister of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, Dan Jorgensen

3/20/14

An international delegation of Jews and Muslims met yesterday with Minister for Food, Dan Jorgensen (S). They are outraged by the ban on slaughter without stunning, which was enacted on 17 February.


IN DANISH: American Jews and Muslims Protest Denmark's Slaughter Ban

2/27/14

On Thursday evening, a delegation of American Muslims and Jews met with the Danish Ambassador to the United States to express their concern about Denmark's recent ban on religious slaughter without stunning.


IN FRENCH: Circumcision: Associations Ask the Council of Europe to Reconsider its Resolution

1/20/14

Jewish and Muslim leaders met with with the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Thorbjorn Jagland, to protest the Parliamentary Assembly of the European's (PACE) new resolution on circumcision.

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