Community Statements

Celebrating Chanukah | US State Dept Delegation Visit | Upcoming Events

ING Joined the Bay Area Jewish Community in Celebrating Chanukah  Top picture: From left to right, Maha Elgenaidi, Abby Porth, Rabbi Nat Ezray, and Mahmut Altun Bottom Picture: Maha Elgenaidi with San Mateo County Superintendent Nancy Magee Nancy Magee Joining San Mateo civic leaders, ING Executive Director Maha Elgenaidi attended a community Chanukah celebration hosted...

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Praises for ING’s Interfaith Panel

ING Speakers Bureau Panel Wins Plaudits from Corporate Group: Consider a panel for your Workplace From left to right, Karen Stiller, Maha Elgenaidi, and George Anne McDonnell present “Living the Faith”   ING Interfaith Speakers — Maha Elgenaidi (Muslim), George Anne McDonnell (Christian) and Karen Stiller (Jew) — got an enthusiastic response to the panel on...

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ING Recognized by 15 cities | Responding to Hate Crimes

The Latest FBI Hate Crimes Report Shows the Urgency of ING’s Mission In response to increasing hate crimes as reported by the FBI in its 2017 Hate Crime Statistics report, ING released an action plan that calls for increased law enforcement training on recognizing and reporting hate crimes, as well as increased prevention of hate...

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The Latest FBI Hate Crimes Report Shows the Urgency of ING’s Mission

(November 11, 2018) The FBI just released its 2017 report on hate crimes that demonstrates the urgency of combating hate and bigotry—and of improving law enforcement’s reporting of and responding to an unprecedented surge in bigotry-based crime through education and intercultural engagement. The year 2017, according to the report, was the third consecutive year of...

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ING Opens Additional Office in Oakland | Upcoming Events

ING Opens Additional Office in Oakland We are excited to announce our additional office location in Oakland, California at The Port Workspaces on 19th Street. We are looking forward to easier access in engaging the local East Bay communities. Come visit ING Deputy Director Ishaq Pathan, Programs Associate Michelle Galecki, and Founding member and Content...

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Join us at the Parliament of the World’s Religions

Supporting Jewish Communities, ING Speaks at Prayer Vigils ING Community and Civic Engagement Manager, Raania Mohsen, at the San Jose Prayer Vigil   In support of our allies and partners in Jewish Communities across the Bay Area, ING staff attended and spoke at several vigils in response to the tragic attacks on a Pittsburgh synagogue...

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An Open Letter to America About Anti-Semitism

The massacre at the Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh on October 27th stands as an assault on the lives and inherent human dignity of every American. It is a direct assault on American values to target people because of who they are and what they believe. This mass shooting is a tragedy, but it...

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ING Stands in Solidarity with Jewish Communities

This morning a shooter walked into a Pittsburgh synagogue during its Saturday service and reportedly yelled “all Jews must die” before embarking on a shooting spree which resulted in the death of eleven people and the wounding of others, including four police officers. Our hearts and prayers go out to the victims and their families, the...

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Be An Upstander Twitter Chat Reaches 1.5 Million People | San Jose Mayor Endorses ING | Upcoming Events

ING, U.S. Department of Education StopBullying.gov Twitter Chat Reaches 1.5 Million People Earlier today, ING co-hosted a Twitter Chat alongside the U.S. Department of Education Stopbullying.gov, Family Online Safety Institute, GLSEN and the Music in Me Foundation on moving from bystander to upstander. Using the hashtag #BeAnUpstander, they answered questions on how youth, parents, teachers,...

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