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  • October 20, 2023

    Interkulturelles Verständnis bereichert die Gemeinschaften

    Nicht der Konflikt, sondern die Solidarität zwischen den Kulturen macht uns stark. Deshalb wurden im Mai dieses Jahres zehn vorbildliche Nichtregierungsorganisationen aus der ganzen Welt im Rahmen des hoch angesehenen Intercultural Innovation Hub ausgezeichnet. Der Intercultural Innovation Hub ist eine Partnerschaft zwischen der United Nations Alliance of Organizations (UNAOC) und der BMW Group, die Basisinitiativen […]

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  • April 14, 2021

    World Responsible Tourism Awards 2020

    The ambition of the Awards has always been to recognise businesses and destinations which are making tourism better and to spread good practice – to educate, inspire and challenge others to do likewise or do more. In this year, when the world faces a global pandemic, it seemed inappropriate to continue with the World Responsible […]

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  • January 11, 2021

    Leaders and Organizers of Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom Talk About Peace & Commonalities Between Jews and Muslims

    Sheryl Olitzky, Co-Founder and Executive Director for Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom, or SOSS; Sara Haider, Assistant Director, Chapter Management, for SOSS; and Julie Plaut Warwick, Laughter Yoga Teacher and Co-chairperson of SOSS Eastside (Seattle greater area) will talk with Sara Jamshidi about the importance of re-building kindness, peace and a sense of sisterhood between Jewish […]

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  • August 30, 2020

    An enduring sisterhood for unlikely friends

    Mounera and her family wanted to learn English, so in January 2017, she nervously awaited the arrival of a stranger who offered to help. Back in Syria, before the war, Mounera had been an elementary school Arabic teacher. Her husband, Mohammed, was an engineer. Life was good for the couple, their boys, and their extended […]

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  • July 16, 2020

    Rising Loaves and Rising Hopes: Diverse Communities Come Together Over Bread

    The Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom Brings Women Together Through Baking: Marla Andich loves to bake. She bakes at home, she bakes for family, and she bakes for friends. One of her specialties is challah, the braided egg bread traditionally served for Shabbat dinners and other Jewish holidays. A quick jump across the Mississippi River, but […]

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  • May 30, 2020

    The Border Wall Diaries

    Both victimized by hate crimes, Muslim and Jewish women band together to help migrants at the Mexican border. It is a pre-pandemic Monday afternoon in an airless courtroom on the second floor of the Federal Courthouse in Tucson. I glimpse the wide chocolate eyes of a terrified Guatemalan teenager in a stained red T-shirt with […]

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  • February 18, 2020

    What kind of country does this?

    Of all the people I met during my trip last month to the U.S.-Mexico border, one person’s face haunts me. Maria (not her real name) sat across from me at the lunch table at the Casa Alitas shelter in Tucson. This temporary refuge takes care of the lucky few immigrants who are allowed into the […]

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  • January 16, 2020

    Residents and faith leaders preach love in the face of rising anti-Semitism and hate crimes

    In the wake of the recent wave of anti-Semitic violence and a surge in hate crimes in the past year – state Attorney General Gurbir Grewal announced Monday that in 2019 New Jersey saw the largest year-over-year rise in bias crime since 1991 –residents and local leaders gathered in Highland Park last night to denounce […]

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  • January 11, 2020

    El MUPI está entre los ganadores del 11.º Premio Ibermuseos de Educación

    El principal programa de cooperación para los museos de Iberoamérica (Ibermuseos) dio a conocer, este 17 de septiembre de 2020, que el Museo de la Palabra y la Imagen (MUPI) con su proyecto De la Pandemia a la Esperanza es uno de los veinte ganadores del 11.° Premio Ibermuseos de Educación, destinado excepcionalmente a la […]

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  • June 20, 2019

    How This Woman Is Making Cities Safe

    The sky never was the limit for Elsa Marie D’Silva. Not only because she used to work in the aviation industry. Elsa is one of those high-flyers who learn on the go and easily adapt. Whatever it takes, she is willing to put her heart in it and make things happen. This is why she […]

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