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  • London’s Muslim mayor reaffirms plan for Israel trip

    May 9, 2016 | 3:26 pm

    Sadiq Khan, who was sworn in as London’s first Muslim mayor last week, reiterated plans to lead a trade delegation to Israel.

    In an interview with London’s The Jewish News published Monday, Khan, the first Muslim mayor of any Western capital city and London’s first Labour Party...

  • Rabbi Marc Schneier: Netanyahu should take bold peacemaking trip to Saudi Arabia

    March 15, 2016 | 3:20 pm

    New York Rabbi Marc Schneier two weeks ago met with Bahrain King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa in the country’s capital city of Manama. A day earlier, the Gulf Cooperation Council, a six-state body composed of Bahrain and its neighbors, had adopted a Bahraini-sponsored resolution...

  • L.A.’s Jews and Muslims partner in ‘twinning’ events

    By Ryan Torok

    November 19, 2014 | 1:17 pm

    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.

    “It’s the only way we will ever find peace — through the arts and dialogue. So this is a really good start,” Genie Benson,...

  • The Muslim-Jewish side of Russell Simmons

    By Ryan Torok

    February 27, 2013 | 9:19 am

    Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons is bringing his passion for Jewish-Muslim relations to the West Coast.

    Simmons, who co-founded record label Def Jam at the age of 26 and helped jumpstart the careers of the Beastie Boys and LL Cool J, relocated from New York to Los Angeles in January...