A beautiful and inspiring story of a Rabbi who lived in Madinah during the time of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him). `Abdullah ibn Salam (may Allah be pleased with him) was an esteemed Jewish scholar who had a high status among his Jewish community. He knew that a Prophet was due to …
He was born in Madinah in a Jewish family. He was a rich person and a good scholar of Torah. People considered him a rabbi. His name was Al-Hosayn ibn Salam. He was from one of the Jewish tribes known as Banu Qaynuqa, but later he became a companion of the Prophet (peace be upon him) from among the Ansar of Madinah.
VIENNA – Imam Muris Begovic and Rabbi Noam Hertig have been honored for their commitment to the religious exchange between Jewish and Muslim communities in Switzerland. Given to recognize people’s contributions to social cohesion, the prize is awarded by the Swiss Federation of Jewish Communities (SIG) and the Platform of Liberal Jews in Switzerland (PLJS), …
In recognition of special interfaith relations in New York, a rabbi will lead this year’s annual Muslim Day Parade in New York City, which will take place on Sunday.
There was a mosque near my synagogue, the town mosque. Sometimes my friends who were its parishioners would come to me – just to chat. I sometimes would come to the mosque myself, to see how the services were carried out. I was very interested. So we lived like good neighbors.
In holiday season, an Irving Muslim imam and a Dallas pastor are reflecting on their unique friendship to send a message of hope to their community, finding a common ground for understanding amid rising intolerance.