This article was written by Charles Jacobs and Ilya Feoktistov, President and Research Director of Americans for Peace and Tolerance. It originally appeared in the Boston Jewish Advocate on February 11, 2010. Just last week we saw a Newsweek article describing a national “twinning project” that had brought together 100 American
On January 19, 2010, a team of Americans for Peace and Tolerance activists blocked a plan to have a Guantanamo jihadist detainee settle in Newton, MA. We are all in debt to the dozens of activists who braved a freezing rainy night to come out to city hall and face
Rabbi Marc Schneier is a leading exponent of Jewish-Muslim dialogue. As founder of the Foundation for Ethnic Understanding, he recently described in Newsweek the successes of his second annual “Weekend of Twinning of Synagogues and Mosques.” This interfaith initiative brings together “100 synagogues and 100 mosques” for a weekend of interfaith programming.