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Muslim and Jewish communal leaders from across the globe came together on Tuesday to stand against rising antisemitic hatred in the post-October 7th world in a digital rally organized by the Combat Antisemitism Movement (CAM).
Speakers highlighted the common heritage and shared values cherished by Muslims and Jews worldwide and highlighted stories of cooperation and mutual support between adherents of these Abrahamic faiths over the ages.
The full broadcast of the rally can be viewed HERE:
Speakers included Valentina Leskaj, CAM Advisory Board member and former Minister of Labor and Social Affairs of Albania; Ahmed Quraishi, Pakistani journalist and former Middle East war correspondent; Ellie Cohanim, senior fellow at the Independent Women’s Forum and former U.S. Deputy Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Antisemitism; Asra Nomani, former Wall Street Journal reporter and senior fellow at the Independent Women’s Network; Loay Alshareef, social media influencer from the United Arab Emirates; Professor Mehnaz Afridi, director of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Interfaith Education Center at Manhattan College; Sheikh Musa Drammeh, president of Muslims Israel Dialogue; Raheel Raza, Member of the Council of Muslims Against Antisemitism’s Steering Committee; Owaiz Aslam, founder of the Indian Pluralism Foundation; Rabbi Eric Greenberg, national director of partnerships and multifaith outreach at the Focus Project; Ahmed Obaid Al Mansoori, founder of the Crossroads of Civilizations Museum in Dubai; Dan Khan, community manager of the Muslim American Leadership Alliance and U.S. Army veteran; Soraya Deen, founder of the Muslim Women Speakers Movement and co-founder of Peacemoms; Haras Rafiq, managing director of the Qulliam think tank; Ammar UI Nasir, president and missionary in charge of the Ahmadiyya Muslim community in Panama; Natalie Sanandaji, Nova music festival massacre survivor and CAM public affairs officer; and Anila Ali, president and CEO of the American Muslim & Multifaith Women’s Empowerment Council (AMMWEC).
The event was moderated by Michal Victoria Nachshon.