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March Newsletter: Our Terrific Teens, Chapter Round-Up, and New Resources

Director’s Note March has been a busy month here at the Sisterhood of Salaam Salaam. Our members have been featured in the news from Washington State to Virginia to New York and beyond, and most recently, our teen chapters were featured in national and international outlets! March has also seen a rising up of the …

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February Newsletter: Leadership Trainings and Amazing Chapter Work

Director’s Note It has been a busy month here at the Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom®! Nearly 200 women attended leadership trainings in Manhattan and Metro DC, new chapters have been launched in places as diverse as South Florida, Palo Alto, and Chicago, and nearly 100 new women have requested to join chapters across the country. …

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January Newsletter: Welcome to our inaugural issue!

January 2018  Welcome to the inaugural 2018 issue of the Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom® newsletter! We look forward to updating you with SOSS news, upcoming events, and chapter goings-on on a regular basis. We will feature chapters and individuals partaking in extraordinary events as well as highlight activities that will allow you to participate locally, …

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The Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom® on Megyn Kelly TODAY

On December 19, Megyn Kelly featured the Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom® on her show for a feature, “Women Promote Understanding Between Jews & Muslims.” Founders Atiya Aftab and Sheryl Olitzky joined Megyn in the studio. Please watch and share!

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We Reaffirm Our Commitment To Be There For One Another

A Statement by Board Chair Atiya Aftab, Board President Donna Cephas, and Executive Director Sheryl Olitzky We are reaching out to you today in the midst of emotions running high over actions that have taken place over the past few weeks for many in the Muslim and Jewish communities.  The Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom® remains …

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Rising Up Against Hate: The 4th Annual SOSS Conference by Heba Macksoud

When people ask me to describe the Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom® annual conference, I often have so much to say, that I don’t even know where to start. This year was the 4th year of the conference and over 630 women attended — a tremendous jump from the 100 who attended in 2014. I typically …

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Breaking Religious Stereotypes to Foster Understanding: A High School Student’s Perspective

Kaitlyn Dundorf, a freshman at Hillsborough High School in New Jersey, visited a local chapter of the Sisterhood of the Salaam Shalom as part of an assignment for her Exploring Journalism class. The assignment required her to write a feature story, highlighting a local event or organization. She was interested to find out more about …

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It’s About Personal Connections of Trust: Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom® Highlighted

This article by S. D’I and Erasmus originally appeared on The Economist on May 22, 2017. Here’s an excerpt: Inter-faith dialogue: Muslims, Jews and women in America However toxic the climate, some Muslims and Jews try harder to get along As President Donald Trump engages in his own, idiosyncratic kind of religious and cultural diplomacy …

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In Azerbaijan, Lessons on Peace and Harmony

This commentary originally appeared on Philly.com. By Marcia Bronstein While the Republic of Azerbaijan had never been on my bucket list, I eagerly embraced the recent chance to experience it as a participant in a Muslim/Jewish women’s bridge-building trip helmed by the Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom® (SOSS). Azerbaijan’s unique and successful model of peaceful coexistence …

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Everything Depends Upon Building and Cultivating Relationships of Trust-Rabbi Nancy Fuchs Kreimer

In 1974, just as I was graduating college, I attended a conference in New York City entitled, “Auschwitz: Beginning of a New Era?” I was moved by passionate Christians who were repentant for the role their religion had played in genocide and were determined to reconstruct their theology, their liturgies, their textbooks. I found them …

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