Community Statements

ING Statement on Anti-Semitic Fliers at UC Campuses

Blatant Anti-Semitism Rears Its Ugly Head—at California Universities California universities, especially such flagships of the UC system as UC Davis and UC Berkeley, should be the last places one would expect to find an outpouring of the crudest bigotry. Nonetheless, that is what both institutions are facing following the posting of viciously anti-Semitic fliers on...

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150+ Bay Area Religious Leaders Statement In Support of Survivors | Upcoming ING Events

150+ Bay Area Religious Leaders Release Statement Today In Support of Survivors Initiated by ING Executive Director, Maha Elgenaidi, and working with Jewish and Christian leaders, over 150 San Francisco Bay Area religious leaders (Muslim, Jewish, Christian, Buddhist and Hindu) make a public statement in support of survivors of sexual assault. Released today, their statement reads as follows: We...

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Anti-Bullying Legislation Signed in California | Upcoming ING Events

California Governor Jerry Brown Signs Anti-Bullying Legislation Supported by ING Schools in California are not currently required to address bullying in their school safety plans. A new bill signed this week by Governor Jerry Brown (AB 2291 School Safety: Bullying) rectifies this oversight so students and teachers can focus on learning in a safe and...

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Muslim-Jewish Engagement in Jewish Silicon Valley Magazine | Featured Events

ING’s Muslim-Jewish Engagement Work Featured in JValley Magazine ING Executive Director Maha Elgenaidi recently sat down with Diane Fisher, director of the Jewish Community Relations Council, and Rabbi Melanie Aron, senior rabbi of Congregation Shir Hadash in Los Gatos, to discuss how they’ve spent the past 20 years building the groundwork for Muslim-Jewish relations in...

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Panels and Presentations on World Religions

Why should you schedule ING presentations and panels for your classroom?   “Because religion plays a significant role in history and society, study about religion is essential to understanding both the nation and the world.   Omission of facts about religion can give students the false impression that the religious life of humankind is insignificant...

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Wishing you and your family an Eid Mubarak!

Wishing you and your family a very blessed Eid al-Adha! Today as we commemorate the lives and examples of Prophet Abraham and his family, we are reminded of the struggles of so many marginalized people around the world. We pray that the lessons of patience and perseverance illustrated by Prophet Abraham, Hagar, and Ishmael can...

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