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New Muslim-Jewish Advisory Council Started By AJC and ISNA


The American Jewish Committee (AJC) and the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) have come to form a new group to combat hate crimes. The new organization is called The Muslim-Jewish Advisory Council.

Well this is one way to deal with the increased incidents of hate crimes across America since Donald Trump was elected President of the United States. The attacks on Arabs and Muslims came as no surprise seeing as how Donald Trump campaigned on an ant-Muslim agenda, promising to limit Muslim immigration to the U.S.

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As for anti-Semitism, Donald Trump’s campaign was supported by the alt-right movement which has morphed into a new Naziesque movement.

The council is comprised of businessmen as well as political and religious leaders in the Jewish and Muslim American communities who will jointly advocate on issues of common concern. Stanley Bergman, CEO of Henry Schein, and Farooq Kathwari, President and CEO of Ethan Allen, are the Council’s co-chairs.

It will highlight the contributions of Muslims and Jews to American society and develop a coordinated strategy to address anti-Muslim bigotry and anti-Semitism in the U.S.
The Council will also work to protect and expand the rights of religious minorities in the U.S., as enshrined in the Constitution, so they may practice their faiths in full freedom and security.

“Our two communities share much in common and should find ways, where possible, to work together for the benefit of the entire country, ” said Stanley Bergman, Co-Chair of the Council.

“The Council aims to provide a model for civic engagement by two communities, vital to American society, that agree to work together on issues of common concern and overlapping interest, ” said Farooq Kathwari, Co-Chair of the Council.

Other notable members include Congressman Steven Israel, United States House of Representatives, Senator Joseph Lieberman, Kasowitz Benson Torres & Friedman LLP, Rabbi David Wolpe, Sinai Temple, Los Angeles and Rabbi Joshua Davidson, Congregation Emanu-El of the City of New York.



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