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Group of smiling people holding cardboard signs supporting Muslims

Holding signs of support, we gathered at the local mosque as part of an interfaith group of the faithful and other community leaders. We were participants on a journey others so aptly led.

Rabbi Paul Kipnes
Rabbi Rachel Timoner being arrested by NYPD while wearing a prayer shawl

I sat on the police bus in the dark with my hands cuffed behind me, and I knew I was safe.

Rabbi Rachel Timoner
Closeup of an ornate white and gold Quran with blue prayer beads lying on top

In the Muslim world, the weekend of January 27, 2017, was almost impressively awful. President Donald Trump proclaimed a travel ban on Muslims into the United States.

David Stanley
Stop sign spraypainted with the word HATE

Each November, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) releases its annual report on hate crime statistics, called the

Lizzie Stein

The white steeples of Protestant churches mark the villages in my hilly New England landscape, and the people I meet daily are white Christians.

Carol Ascher

The convergence of Donald Trump’s anti-Muslim rhetoric and the shootings in Paris and San Bernardino have caused the simmering anxieties about the integration of American Muslims to finally erupt. 

Rabbi Sarah Bassin

This passage is excerpted from a d’var Torah shared at the URJ Biennial convention's Shacharit service focused on tikkun olam,

Rabbi Robert A. Nosanchuk

From the top of the mountain I see him, from the hills I behold him; a people that dwells alone, not reckoning itself among the nations.
    –Numbers 23:9

Rabbi Marc Rosenstein

Therefore, when the Lord your God grants you safety from all your enemies around you, in the land that the Lord your God is giving you as a hereditary portion, you shall blot out the me

Rabbi Marc Rosenstein

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