Our 2018 Conference will convene on November 4 at Delaware Valley University. Reserve your space today!
This is the year of women. This is the year to #RaiseYourVoice!
Join hundreds of Muslim and Jewish women on November 4 when you attend the fifth annual Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom Muslim Jewish Women’s Conference at Delaware Valley University in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, just outside of Philadelphia. We will be raising our voice for love over hate!
On Sunday, November 4, doors will open at 8:30 AM for sign-in and coffee hour. The conference will begin promptly at 9:30 AM. Reserve your space today.
During this transformative day, you will:
- Connect & engage with other Muslim and Jewish sisters from all around North America,
- Participate in your choice of one workshop facilitated by leaders in interfaith dialogue end engagement (each workshop will be a two-hour hands-on group encounter)
- Learn from the Muslim and Jewish leaders who are the voice of peace and interfaith engagement
- Develop skills in order to become a stronger advocate of building relationships between Muslims and Jews, and
- Learn what you can do to peacefully stop anti-Muslim and anti-Jewish acts of hate.
Join us for inspiring keynote presentations from:
Marianne Williamson is an internationally acclaimed author and lecturer. For the last 35 years, she has been one of America’s most well known public voices, having been a popular guest on television programs such as Oprah, Larry King Live, Good Morning America, & Bill Maher. Seven of her twelve published books have been New York Times Best Sellers, and four of these were #1. Marianne has dedicated her travel schedule during 2018 to the Love America Tour, articulating an evolutionary wave of new possibility as principles of higher consciousness are brought to bear on our politics.
Joseph Levin Jr, a native of Montgomery, Alabama, is the Co-Founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center. From 1971, he served the Center in various capacities, including as Legal Director, Chair of the Board, President & CEO, and General Counsel, retiring in 2016. He continues to serve the Center as an emeritus member of the Board. In 1976, as a member of the Carter Presidential Transition Team, Mr. Levin supervised the Department of Justice transition and oversaw preparation of briefing books identifying critical issues for the incoming Attorney General. In 1977, Mr. Levin was appointed Chief Counsel of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Members of The Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom were privileged to learn from Mr. Levin during our recent visit to the Southern Poverty Law Center.
For 15 years, Edina Lekovic has served as a leading voice on American Muslims and an inter-community builder between diverse faith traditions. Edina is a strategist, storyteller and trainer who works in multi-faith spaces throughout the country. She is a co-founder and board member of NewGround: A Muslim-Jewish Partnership for Change, and a board member of multifaith house of worship The Pico-Union Project. In her previous work with the Muslim Public Affairs Council, she advocated on behalf of American Muslims in news media, interfaith, community, and pop culture spaces. She has appeared on leading media outlets, including CNN, FOX News, Huffington Post, NPR and Buzzfeed. In 2015, she was named one of L.A.’s 10 most inspiring women gamechangers by Los Angeles Magazine. She was also named one of the 500 most influential Muslims in the world by Georgetown University and the Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre in 2009.
Participate in a workshop and learn from the best in class, including Letty Pogrebein, Amy Eilberg. Amanda Quraishi and many others, including the two keynote presenters, Marianne Williamson and Edina Lecovic.
Surprise presentations and performances will be announced!
Book Signings & Shopping Bazaar
At the conference, there will be book signings by authors and a shopping bazaar representing Muslim and Jewish vendors.
Friday & Saturday Services
This year, for those in town on Friday, we will join together for Shabbat evening services and Shabbat dinner. On Saturday morning, we will offer Shabbat services. We’ll share more details as the date approaches.
Saturday Evening Social
We hope you will join us, the Muslim Jewish Advisory Council and Intercultural Journeys as we join together to co-sponsor a special pre-conference concert on Saturday, November 3 at 7:30 PM featuring hip-hop artist, poet and peace activist Omar Offendum, musician and peace activist Ami Yares and Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom member, spoken word artist and facilitator Hannah Hasan . The musical performances will be followed by a dessert reception at Delaware Valley University Auditorium. Details to be announced soon, so stay tuned!