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  • At Rosh Hashanah and Hajj, bridging two cultures through common roots

    September 9, 2015 | 3:23 pm

    “Use words. Help me understand.” As mothers, we have both found this phrase useful from time to time in helping our children navigate the terrain of conflicting emotions. As people deeply engaged in conflict resolution and building relationships among Jews and Muslims, we also find...

  • Building interfaith bridges

    June 10, 2015 | 3:06 pm

    Shachar Cohen-Hodos, 17
    Hamilton High School Humanities Magnet
    Going to: Columbia University and List College at the Jewish Theological Seminary

    Ask average teenagers about their ambitions for the future and most will turn into deer-in-headlights, flop-sweating wrecks or some...

  • Do you believe in ‘MAJIC’?

    By Ryan Torok

    June 11, 2014 | 10:58 am

    Milken Community Schools junior Avi Sholkoff had never been inside of a mosque.

    That changed when he participated in Muslim and Jews Inspiring Change (MAJIC), a program of the Los Angeles-based nonprofit NewGround: A Muslim Jewish Partnership for Change. Established two years...

  • Interfaith teens win award

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    May 29, 2013 | 4:26 pm

    Muslims and Jews Inspiring Change (MAJIC), a program that brings together Jewish and Muslim high school students for a yearlong fellowship, has been named the faith-based organization of the year by California Volunteers, the state office charged with encouraging Californians to...