Professor Mohammed Dajani, founder of Wasatia Cooperation Circle, and Rabbi Ron Kronish spoke to 20 American teachers of Judaism on “The Need for Jewish-Islamic Interfaith Dialogue” at the Wasatia Academic Institute in Jerusalem.
URI Europe Cooperation Circles build understanding, friendship and joint actions every day. In a world, where extremist views - right-wing populists or terrorist - get lots of attention, they show that people can connect as human beings, build bonds of friendship, create joint positive actions and work for the common good together.
The decision of the United States Supreme Court on Tuesday to uphold the president’s ban on travel from nations with large Muslim populations has caused deep sorrow within our global community – the ban being antithetical to URI’s core values.
Fifty years after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., many feel it is time for another revival — not a religious revival, but one that will initiate a new era of dignity and honor for all people. And so, in 2018, thousands of participants are launching a new Poor People’s Campaign.
Today, June 20 is World Refugee Day. According to the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNRA), more than 68 million people around the world are refugees or internally displaced as a result of conflict or persecution.