As Israeli and Palestinians shop together peace gets personal

As Israeli and Palestinians shop together peace gets personal

Ruth Eglash – WNN SOAPBOX (WNN/CGN) Sha’ar Binyamin, WEST BANK: Israeli and Palestinian leaders might still be refusing to meet each other to even discuss the prospect of peace, but at one West Bank supermarket Arab residents of Ramallah and those living in the Jewish settlements surrounding it come face to face every day. This […]

Religious diversity starts first by breaking stereotypes

Religious diversity starts first by breaking stereotypes

Beth Katz – WNN Opinion (WNN/CGN) Omaha, NEBRASKA, U.S.: “Often…when I say I am Muslim, I stun people because I don’t fit the stereotype. I just actually had somebody walk into my [dorm] room, ask me what I was doing and then they responded with ‘Wait, you’re Muslim? But you’re not even brown!’”19-year-old Emina confessed […]

Undividing the Muslim Jewish experience by ignoring difference

Undividing the Muslim Jewish experience by ignoring difference

Dr. Ms. Mehnaz Afridi – WNN Opinion (WNN/CGN): NY, NEW YORK: As I listen to sound bites of news, a swarm of words sting me: Iran, Israel, nuclear, Palestine-Israel at a standstill, Muslims kill Jews, and Jews kill Muslims. As a Muslim woman who teaches classes about the Holocaust at a Catholic college, I am constantly frustrated […]