Interfaith Solidarity: Triumphs and Backlash

This article is part of a collaborative series commissioned by altMuslimah and Jewschool to promote interfaith dialogue and understanding between Muslim and Jewish communities experiencing a rise in anti-Semitism and Islamophobia. This piece was originally published on October 17, 2017. At a time when political upheaval and rising waves of anti-Semitism and…

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When Muslims Protected Jews

The past few weeks have been disheartening for a lot of people, and particularly Muslim Americans.  The Muslim Ban and the ratcheting policies targeting Islam and Muslims have constructed a narrative of “us versus them”. Muslims are rapidly becoming “the other.” However, all the protests since the Inauguration have given…

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Australian Woman Shuts Down Islamophobic Rant

Australians continue to shut down Islamophobia. Two days ago, a young Australian woman defended a Muslim woman against an Islamophobic tirade by another passenger on the train with her. Stacey Eden heard a woman making anti-Muslim comments towards Khalida Hafeez and her family next to her on a passenger train in Sydney and decided to…

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