FFEU IN THE NEWS:  March 2016 
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Rabbi Schneier meets with King of Bahrain 

Rabbi Marc Schneier, FFEU President, privately met with the King of Bahrain His Majesty Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa at the Royal Palace in  Manama on March, 7. 

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Sharing an international paradigm of Muslim-Jewish  coexistence 

On March 16, led by FFEU President Rabbi Marc Schneier, more than 100 Muslim and Jewish leaders and interfaith activists celebrated Azerbaijan in Washington, DC. Notable speakers praised Azerbaijan for its role in strengthening Muslim-Jewish relations, and working towards the protection of freedom of religion for all citizens in a Muslim majority country.



L-R: Dr. Sayyid M. Syeed, Dr. Mohamed Elsanousi, Ambassador Elin Suleymanov and  Rabbi Marc Schneier
 Delegation meeting with Congressman Ted Deutch 

 

Muslim and Jewish interfaith activists at the luncheon 
Congressman Eliot Engel with representatives of FFEU and Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom

 
L-R: Ken Sunshine, Russell Simmons, Tony Blair and Rabbi Marc Schneier
FFEU leadership meets with Hon. Tony Blair

FFEU Secretary of the Board Ken Sunshine, Chairman Russell Simmons and President Rabbi Marc Schneier met with the Hon. Tony Blair, Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and President of the Tony Blair Faith Foundation on March 23 in New York.

They discussed the rise of Islamophobia in Europe and agreed to work on a joint initiative to address anti-Muslim bigotry.


FFEU in Europe 
Samia Hathroubi with Rabbi Gluck and Imam Bajrafil

On March 17, Samia Hathroubi, FFEU European Director,  attended "The University of Cambridge Exchange on Religion, Policy and Communities"  in Paris where she was a featured speaker at a  plenary with Rabbi Gluck, Founder, Forum for Muslim Jewish relations in London and noted French theologian and author, Imam Bajrafil. 

Samia also attended the Festival Voice of Peace held in the City Hall of Paris on March 22 where she discussed FFEU's Muslim-Jewish activities in Europe.
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