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Jewish, Muslim schools bridge faiths through learning
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When she lived near Israel, in the predominantly Muslim country of Jordan, Katie Al-Akhras observed that much of the conflict between people of Islamic and Jewish faiths resulted from divisions “bred” into children of both faiths.




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.




Oral Traditions in Islam and Judaism
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by JustStoppingBy

One of the sources of Islamophobia and Judeophobia is the selective quoting of religious passages that, either taken out of their literal context or without the context of how they have been interpreted, suggest that the adherents of Islam and Judaism repeat and harbor seemingly harsh views.




Local religious leaders unite for change in immigration law
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By Kurt Streeter

Several of Southern California’s most prominent religious leaders held a vigil for immigration reform in downtown Los Angeles on Friday, underscoring a growing interfaith effort to change the nation’s laws.




Jewish, Muslim schools unite for random act of kindness
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CBC

Two faith-based Richmond schools put cultural differences aside and came together for an annual display of goodwill.




A Jewish Voice For Philadelphia’s Muslims
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Four months after Jacob Bender, a Jewish filmmaker from Manhattan, was appointed to a symbolically landmark position with an American Muslim organization, he says he is serving as an example of interfaith tolerance.




The Jews Are Helping Muslims Take Over The West
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By Garibaldi

One often hears Islamophobes in the “counterjihad” movement claiming to be defenders of the “Judeo-Christian” West against the spread of Islam and the enfranchisement of Muslims in Western democracies.




Denmark: OK to Rape Animals But Not OK to Have Halal and Kosher Meat
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Sheep shagging and other assorted bestiality is legal in Denmark, a country that has recently been marred by controversy over its ban on Halal and Kosher meat slaughter, which is considered “inhumane” by opponents.




Jefferson Was the First President Defamed for Mentioning Islam
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Love your neighbor as yourself, and your country more than yourself,” wrote Thomas Jefferson the year before his death. Who did he include among his neighbors in the blueprint for the nation he loved so much?




Jews and Muslims in Charlotte begin a dialogue for understanding
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By Erin Ryan, Correspondent

While most of the world focuses on the differences between Islam and Judaism, some people in Charlotte are discussing how the religions are alike.