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05/18/2011 10:37

Jewish/Muslim Text Study on "Rights and Obligations"

The Jewish-Muslim Community Building Initiative (JMCBI) invites you to a Jewish-Muslim text study on “Rights and Obligations in Jewish and Muslim Traditions” on Thursday, May 26. Join us in a warm cafe setting for an eye-opening and thought provoking discussion of what Jewish and Muslim texts...

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05/18/2011 10:00

Jews and Muslims Take on Foreclosure Crisis and Reclaim Community

Media:   Katherine Randall  |  katherine@jcua.org  |  312.663.0960 x. 126  |  Mobile: 262.960.4741 [press advisory] Community Organizations Take Action to Reclaim Neighborhood, May 19, 3:00 p.m. CHICAGO — Residents, local religious and school leadership...

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04/11/2011 13:24

Help Plan "Iftar in the Synagogue" 2011

Background: Iftar in the Synagogue is an annual event which brings together Jews and Muslims to celebrate the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. This year “Iftar in the Synagogue” will take place sometime in August. The planning process is a fun and exciting opportunity to collaborate with...

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04/04/2011 09:32

Panel Discussion: "Islamophobia: An Inquiry"

On April 25, JCUA's executive director Jane Ramsey will be speaking on a panel about Islamophobia in the United States at Elmhurst College. She will be joined by: Details: Monday, April 25, 3:00 p.m. Elmhurst College, Frick Center, Founders Lounge Moderator: Eboo Patel President and...

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01/03/2011 10:48

Interfaith Teen Delegation to Lobby in Springfield

Collaborate. Advocate. Make a Difference. Want to meet with elected officials in Illinois’s capitol, lobby for social change, and do all that with teens from diverse faith traditions? JMCBI invites Jewish, Muslim and Christian teens to participate in Illinois Muslim Action Day (iMAD). iMAD is an...

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11/07/2010 18:13

JMCBI Meets with Israeli-Palestinian Artists Delegation

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11/07/2010 18:13

“A Diversity United in the Pursuit of Justice”: Reflections on Anti-Semitism and Islamophobia

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11/07/2010 18:11

Chicago Islamic Group Condemns the Sending Explosives to Chicago-Area Jewish Sites

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10/03/2010 14:24

Videos, Pix and Reflections from "Iftar in the Synagogue" 2010

Click here to see videos and photos, and read reflections from the wonderful 2010 "Iftar in the Synagogue". You can also read here about JMCBI's work against hate and Islamophobia.

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08/19/2010 17:30

Iftar in the Synagogue 2010 - "Know Thy Neighbor"

The Jewish Muslim Community Building Initiative (JMCBI) and Anshe Sholom B’nai Israel Congregation invite Muslim and Jewish community members to Iftar in the Synagogue 2010 - Know Thy Neighbor. Iftar in the Synagogue is a unique interfaith gathering during the Islamic holy month of Ramadhan and the...

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