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Europe’s top rabbi calls for solidarity with Muslims

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SHAFAQNA - Jews and Muslims in Europe have a common cause in resisting attacks on minority religions and defending religious freedom, Europe’s top rabbi has said. Speaking on the eve of Passover, which begins on Monday, chief rabbi Pinchas…

European rabbis slam EU court ruling on religious symbol (Hijab) bans

SHAFAQNA-Chief Rabbi Goldschmidt, President of the Conference of European Rabbis, issued a scathing statement slamming Tuesday's first ruling by the European Union's top court on the issue of women wearing Islamic headscarves at work. According…

Ayatollah Reza Hosseini Nassab and the rabbi who teamed up to help Syrian refugees

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SHAFAQNA-Viewed by passersby, the scene is at once a reminder of the difficult relationship between Jews and Muslims, and — at least in suburban Canada — how religious leaders can take the initiative to overcome some of those difficulties. Temple…