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American Jews and Muslims have more in common than we thought, study finds

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SHAFAQNA- The more that American Jews and American Muslims interact with each other, the more likely they are to see the two faiths as more similar than different, a comprehensive study of Muslim-Jewish relations in America has found. Fifty-four…

Extremist Jewish settlers break into Nablus shrines to perform Talmudic rituals

SHAFAQNA - Hundreds of Israeli extremist settlers at dawn Sunday stormed Awarta town, east of Nablus city, to perform Talmudic rituals in one of its historical sites. Eyewitnesses reported that 13 buses carrying hundreds of settlers entered…

A Jewish Rabbi Asks West Bank Settlers to Poison Palestinian Water

SHAFAQNA- Days of Palestine, West Bank -Israeli Jewish Rabbi Shlomo Mlma asked on Sunday Israeli Jewish settlers to poison Palestinian water resources in order to kill them. Mlma, the chairman of the Council of Rabbis in the West Bank…

Muslim-Americans help repair hundreds of vandalized Jewish gravestones

SHAFAQNA - Muslim-Americans rushed to help repair a damaged Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia Sunday, after hundreds of gravestones, some more than a century old, were vandalized. The headstones were found damaged and overturned at a Jewish…

Muslim, Christian and Jewish congregations unite to embrace refugee friends

SHAFAQNA- Religious differences quickly set aside as Oakville and Mississauga groups welcome Syrian refugees from Damascus. Members of Abraham's Children Together volunteers are shown with the Al Balkhi family, shortly…

Pittsburgh’s Residents Are Invited to Meet Your Muslim Neighbor

SHAFAQNA- As the result of such incidents and to express solidarity with Pittsburgh’s Muslim community, the Thomas Merton Center has partnered with the Islamic Center of Pittsburgh for a series of events, the first of which is a "Meet…