Samantha Facciolo

We invite our members to share a bit about themselves, their lives, and their connection to the Sisterhood in an occasional series. If you wish to tell your story for a future spotlight, please email [email protected] On May 6, 2022, long-time Sacramento sister Hayat Ford passed away from ALS. Hayat was one of Sacramento’s founding members in 2016. …

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Biweekly Briefing May 25, 2022 Welcome to the Sisterhood’s Biweekly Newsletter! Dear Friends, Our hearts break for the 10 individuals who never returned from grocery shopping last week in Buffalo, NY, and the 19 students and 2 teachers who never returned home from school yesterday in Uvalde, TX. Gun violence is preventable, which makes its …

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Biweekly Briefing May 11, 2022 Welcome to the Sisterhood’s Biweekly Newsletter! Planning for our 9th annual conference is underway, but we want to hear from you, specifically about HOW and WHERE you’d like to attend this year’s conference. Please fill out this brief survey to help us better shape our plans! We Want to Visit …

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Biweekly Briefing April 27, 2022 Welcome to the Sisterhood’s Biweekly Newsletter! Planning for our 9th annual conference is underway, but we want to hear from you, specifically about HOW and WHERE you’d like to attend this year’s conference. Please fill out this brief survey to help us better shape our plans! Upcoming Events May 9: …

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The Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom, a national organization of Muslim and Jewish women devoted to fighting all forms of hate and promoting social justice, solemnly remembers the 20th anniversary of the attack on the United States on September 11, 2001. In a morning of madness, thousands of lives were destroyed and families were forever changed. We …

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Executive Director’s Message It has been only two months since I joined the Sisterhood staff team as the new Executive Director and so much has happened in this short period of time. From the very beginning of my engagement with the Sisterhood five years ago as a chapter member, chapter co-leader, and most recently, as …

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In the spring of 2021, the Sisterhood convened its inaugural cohort of the National Teen Leadership Board. During the 2021-2022 school year, this select group of teens will collaborate with peer leaders from across the country to design and implement programs where fellow Jewish and Muslim girls can come together, learn about one another, and …

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We acknowledge that continued violence in Israel and Palestine is a personal and very difficult topic for many of us. One of the most important values of the Sisterhood is standing with our sisters. We have an opportunity amidst the pain, to shine a light on a different path and live out this value. We …

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President’s Message The first months of 2021 have brought change to our national landscape and to the Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom. After being the voice of the Sisterhood for more than ten years, co-founder Sheryl Olitzky will be stepping down as executive director as of March 1. The Sisterhood will remain in good hands under the …

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Director’s Note 2020 has been a year of trials and triumphs, of unprecedented challenges and connections. You, the members of the Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom, have been a source of inspiration, support, and friendship to your fellow sisters. We’ve heard countless stories of sisters coming through in times of need to share laughter and to lighten …

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