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Norway Survey Looks At Attitudes Towards Minorities
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A Norwegian survey commissioned by the Ministry of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Justice was undertaken by the Center for Studies of the Holocaust and Religious Minorities.

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Jewish scholar lectures on ‘How Islam Saved the Jews,’ at UAB on April 24
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David J. Wasserstein, a professor of Jewish History at Vanderbilt University, will lecture on “How Islam Saved the Jews” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 24, at the University of Alabama in Birmingham.




Visiting professor discusses history of Islamic law in 15th century al-Andalus
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Jocelyn Hendrickson, a history, classics and religious studies professor at the University of Alberta, said the history of the Spanish conquest of al-Andalus in the 15th century includes issues that are still very relevant to Muslims today.




From Moses to Moses: Traversing two Maimonides Quotes on Muslims
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March 30 marks the birthday of Moses Maimonides. As such, it seemed to be a good time to discuss two of his quotes that have been used in discussions of Islam and Islamophobia in part due to the range of views that seem to be expressed in them by the same author.




Some Jewish Reasons Why Inviting Pamela Geller To Speak Is Not Kosher
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Loonwatchers are encouraged to send copies of or links to this letter, or to compose a polite but informative message of their own, when they hear of Geller planning to speak at a synagogue or Jewish organization.




Michigan Jews, Muslims volunteering on Christmas
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About 1,000 Jewish volunteers from several congregations are expected to join local Muslims Wednesday for Mitzvah Day, the largest single day of volunteering by the local Jewish community. The Michigan Muslim Community Council is coordinating volunteers from its communities.




Hanukkah 2013 Epilogue: Los Angeles Festival of Lights with Iraqi Muslims
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LOS ANGELES, December 9, 2013—Hanukkah 2013 is now in the history books as America shifted its focus to Pearl Harbor Day, the Winter Solstice, Christmas and New Year’s Eve. Before leaving Hanukkah behind, it is worth commemorating a very special occurrence that made this Hanukkah like no other.




VIDEO: Muslims and Jews Vow to Stand Up for Each Other, Build Global Movement of Reconciliation
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by Rabbi Marc Schneier and Russell Simmons for Huffpo

There is a widely accepted belief that Muslims and Jews are enemies and will always remain so. However, nothing could be further from the truth.




Unity Walk celebrates all faiths in remembrance of 9/11
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A microphone reverberated with the deep and sonorous Muslim call to prayer shortly before 2 p.m. Sunday. “Allaaaaaah — uh — Akbar!” An entire congregation bowed its head in prayer — a Jewish synagogue filled with Muslims, Jews, Christians, Buddhists, Sikhs, Hare Krishnas, Mormons, Pentecostals, Greek Orthodox, Baha’i and others.




Jennifer Zobair: When Bigotry Came to My Book Reading: A Muslim Feminist’s Love Letter to Cambridge
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It happened. A heckler. At my first solo book reading.

I was promoting my debut novel, Painted Hands, at Cambridge’s Porter Square Books. Though I was an attorney in a past life, I was ridiculously nervous.