ING in the News

6/13/18 The New York Times – On Islam, Trump Takes a Different Approach at Home and Abroad

6/13/18 NBC News – Seeking to build ‘religious bridge,’ Muslims break Ramadan fasts in Jewish households

6/7/18 Report from the Capital – Christian acceptance of Muslim Americans guarantees religious freedom — for all

5/16/18 – 6/14/18 Click for Ramadan 2018 Hunger Awareness Campaign

5/21/18 Episcopal Cafe – Pray without ceasing

5/16/18 Live Science – What is Ramadan?

5/14/18 Talent Magnet Institute Podcast – The “Know Your Neighbor” Concept with Shakila Ahmad [ING affiliate]

4/30/18 AboutIslam – Michigan Church Hosts Islam Awareness Event [ING Affiliate]

4/29/18 Detroit Free Press – More than a headscarf: Forum takes aim at misconceptions about Muslims [ING affiliate]

4/26/18 Gilroy Dispatch – Muslim family brings awareness to schools

4/26/18 Jewish News of Northern California – ‘Food diplomacy’: at Muslim-Jewish gathering, everything is on the table

4/24/18 TAPinto Cranford – Union County Interfaith Coordinating Council hosts Know Your Neighbor Event in Rahway [ING affiliate]

4/19/18 InMenlo – “Islamophobia and its Impact” is topic at Menlo Park Library on April 24

4/19/18 Oakland Press News – Refugee Welcome Alliance to host discussion with local Muslim community [ING affiliate]

4/19/18 Mountain View Voice – Getting to the heart of Islam

4/18/18 AboutIslam – Bullied & Insulted, US Muslim Family Fights Back With Education

4/16/18 National Public Radio – Bullied For Its Faith, Muslim Family Fights Back Through Education (This story was republished at 26 NPR affiliates around the country)

4/16/18 National Public Radio – Turning Rampant Anti-Muslim Bullying Into Teachable Moments

4/3/18 Religion News Service – During Lent, a Christian tries praying 5 times a day

4/2/18 East Bay Times – ‘Punish a Muslim Day’? Bay Area police, activists ready to respond

3/29/18 Patheos AltMuslim – The Unsung Sheroes of Women’s History Month

3/23/18 WTVF-TV 5 (CBS) – Que Pasa Nashville: Zulfat Suara

3/21/18 The Christian Citizen – Why working for the Muslim community is the most Christlike aspect of my life

3/6/18 Religion News Service – Muslim women don’t need saving from their religion

3/5/18 InMenlo – Christian and Muslim youth learn about each other’s traditions at Trinity Church in Menlo Park

2/28/18 MOST Resource – Anti-Bullying Activist Recounts Being Bullied As A Teen and Offers Guidance

2/27/18 Movers and Makers – Muslim leader Shakila Ahmad works to span cultural and religious divides [ING affiliate]

2/26/18 Redding Voice – Reimagining Interfaith

2/20/18 LiveScience – What is Ramadan?

2/15/18 Jewish News of Northern California – Local Muslim leader: Ties with Jews have grown under Trump

2/13/18 The Temple News – Mainstream media: Include Muslim women

1/30/18 In Times Like These – Honoring the Humanity of Our Neighbors

1/26/18 Deseret News – Here’s how faith leaders are reflecting on Trump’s first year in office

1/16/18 Huffington Post – When Faith Makes You a Target for Bullying

1/1/18 Islamic Horizons – Hate is Beatable [ING affiliate]

2017

12/1/17 Nob Hill Gazette – Keeping the Faith

12/1/17 USA Today – Trump’s anti-Muslim retweets exemplify schoolyard bullying (syndicated by eighteen news outlets in fifteen states and Guam)

12/1/17 News India Times – After the death of another child, will schools in the US wake up to bullying?

11/30/17 San Francisco Chronicle – Interfaith effort in Menlo Park seeks to unite what political rhetoric divides

11/30/17 San Jose Mercury News – Editorial: Trump’s anti-Muslim bullying is trickling down to local schools

11/30/17 East Bay Times – Editorial: Trump’s anti-Muslim bullying is trickling down to local schools

11/30/17 Mi’Raj News – Rabbis petition against Israel in support of Rohingya

11/29/17 Expresso – Rabbis petition against Israel in support of Rohingya

11/29/17 Yahoo Lifestyle – Support these 9 Muslim organizations to combat Trump’s racist anti-Muslim retweets

11/29/17 HelloGiggles – Support these 9 Muslim organizations to combat Trump’s racist anti-Muslim retweets

11/28/17 Al Jazeera – Rabbis petition against Israel in support of Rohingya

11/28/17 California Daily Democrat – Muslim teacher bullied by students

11/27/17 Texas Standard – ‘Something we’re all used to’: Muslim students in Dallas learn how to respond to bullying

11/24/17 San Jose Mercury News – San Jose: Muslim teacher wearing head scarf repeatedly bullied by students

11/17/17 Shafaqna – Muslims and Jews Working Together Against Bigotry Targeting Our Communities — And From Within Our Communities

11/16/17 Huffington Post – Muslims and Jews Working Together Against Bigotry Targeting Our Communities — And From Within Our Communities

11/14/17 East Bay Times – No room for hate at our universities

11/14/17 San Jose Mercury News – No room for hate at our universities

11/14/17 KERA Dallas Public Radio – ‘Something We’re All Used To’: Local Muslim Students Learn To Respond To Bullying

11/13/17 Jewish News of Northern California – Marin confab: ‘Golden age’ for Muslim-Jewish love?

11/11/17 Charleston Gazette-Mail – Muslim students in West Virginia talk how to overcome bullying in schools

11/11/17 WSAZ-TV 3 – Anti-bullying workshop set up for Muslim teens in South Charleston

11/9/17 InMenlo – Trinity Church continues its programs about Islam with speakers the next two Sundays

11/9/17 Herald-Times – The effects of last month’s anti-Islam event

11/9/17 Kokomo Perspective – The effects of last month’s anti-Islam event

11/2/17 Almanac News – Menlo Park church embarks on journey to better understand Islam

11/1/17 San Mateo County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Newsletter – 2nd Annual Day of Prayer For Behavioral Health and Understanding Features Faith and Secular Leaders

10/31/17 Jewish News of Northern California – Muslim-Jewish forum will mix insights with hard truths

10/27/17 The Daily News (Palo Alto) – Push for peace: Menlo Park church aims to dispel religious stereotypes

10/26/17 San Jose Mercury News – Push for peace: Menlo Park church aims to dispel religious stereotypes

10/26/17 East Bay Times – Push for peace: Menlo Park church aims to dispel religious stereotypes

10/25/17 Press and Guide – Stout middle schoolers tackle differences during ‘Know Your Classmates’ Day

10/24/17 Sojourners – The Real Intent Behind Trump’s Travel Bans

10/23/17 Religion News Service – Religious literacy can fix the faulty foundation beneath Trump’s Muslim ban

10/16/17 East Bay Times – How to end teen bullying from a Muslim who was targeted

10/16/17 San Jose Mercury News – How to end teen bullying from a Muslim who was targeted

9/28/17 KWMR Radio – Pieces of Peace Interview: ING Content Director Ameena Jandali

9/20/17 The Forward – When The Muslim And Jewish New Years Collide

9/19/17 Huffington Post – Education and Peer-to-Peer Engagement Curb Religion-based Bullying

9/15/17 San Jose Inside – Local Interfaith Initiative Aims to Dispel Prejudice

9/11/17 San Francisco Magazine – Saffron and Solidarity: An immigrant-focused supper club flourishes among friends and strangers

8/29/17 Patheos AltMuslim – The Sacrifices of Hajar and Ismail – A Hajj Parable of Radical Hope for Modern Times

8/26/17 Jewish News of Northern California – Bay Area unites against hate at rousing synagogue events

8/25/17 Jewish News of Northern California – New ‘One America Movement,’ launched in Berkeley, seeks to bridge political divides

8/15/17 San Jose Inside – Key Organizer of Charlottesville’s Deadly White Supremacist Rally Has Ties to Silicon Valley

8/15/17 AboutIslam – Muslim Group Urges Americans to Meet their Neighbors

8/5/17 Wisconsin State Journal – Oak Creek Sikh temple shooting, five years on: We still refuse to admit ignorance can be deadly

7/28/17 Deseret News – Muslims say misconceptions, links to terrorism are top concerns for their community (syndicated by ninety-three news outlets in twenty-two states)

7/27/17 Lake Andes Wave – US Muslims dislike Trump, but happy with life: poll

7/27/17 Huffington Post – U.S. Muslim-Jewish Relations in the Context of Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: What We Can Do

7/21/17 AboutIslam – US Faiths Launch Know Your Neighbor Campaign

6/23/17 Deseret News – Nervous about your Muslim neighbors? Then invite them over for dinner

6/12/17 National Catholic Reporter – Interfaith coalition launches ‘Know Your Neighbor’ campaign

6/11/17 CRUX: All Things Catholic – Interfaith coalition launches ‘Know Your Neighbor’ campaign

6/10/17 ABC 7 KGO – Dueling protests on Sharia law held in Santa Clara

6/9/17 WTNH 8, New Haven, CT – Dozens of groups urging mayors nationwide to disavow anti-Muslim marches

6/9/17 Sojourners – Interfaith coalition launches ‘Know Your Neighbor’ campaign

6/8/17 Colorado Springs Gazette – Interfaith coalition launches ‘Know Your Neighbor’ campaign

6/8/17 Religion News Service – Interfaith coalition launches ‘Know Your Neighbor’ campaign

5/26/17 The Daily Beast – It’s the First Ramadan of the Trump Era, and Muslims Are on Edge

5/26/17 The Jewish News of Northern California – Recipe for understanding: Muslims and Jews bond over food

5/26/17 ABC 13 Houston, TX – Here’s what you need to know about the Islamic holy month Ramadan

5/21/17 San Jose Mercury News – San Jose congregation talks Trump, Islamophobia

4/28/17 Peninsula Press – Anti-Muslim hate crimes in California: What the data doesn’t tell us

4/23/17 KKUP Radio – A Meeting of the Ways with INGYouth Coordinator Ishaq Pathan

4/20/17 KALW Radio – We Marched, We Rallied, Now What?

4/17/17 San Francisco Chronicle – Bay Area Muslims condemn attacks on Coptic Christians

4/14/17 San Jose Mercury News – Bay Area Muslims decry Palm Sunday violence and call for interfaith unity for human rights

4/14/17 Huffington Post – Holy Week for Abrahamic Religions, Faiths Urge Continued Resistance to ISIS

4/10/17 Republika – San Jose Muslims Curse Bomb Attack in Egypt

4/10/17 China Press San Francisco – South Bay Muslims, religious groups condemn Egyptian terrorist attacks

4/10/17 The Jewish News of Northern California – Abraham, Avraham, Ibrahim: panel explores three religions’ claims on founder

4/9/17 KNTV 11 (NBC) – Community Procession and Gathering in San Jose Denounces Egypt Attacks

4/9/17 San Jose Mercury News – San Jose: Muslims, immigrant-rights activists condemn Egypt attacks

4/9/17 Palo Alto Online – Around Town: When Two Worlds Collide

3/26/17 The Press-Democrat – Santa Rosa interfaith panel fosters discussion about common ground among faiths

3/22/17 Patheos AltMuslim – The Way We Talk About Muslim Women Is All Wrong

3/22/17 San Jose Mercury News – Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian to host sessions on Islam

3/21/17 Romper – The Number Of Mosques Targeted In The US In 2017 Has More Than Doubled Since Last Year

3/19/17 Philadelphia Inquirer – American Muslim teens learn to disarm Islamophobia

3/19/17 Daily Local News of Chester County – Local Muslims learn how to deal with discrimination

3/9/17 Huffington Post – Revised Travel Ban Can’t Promise A Safer America, But It Can Promise to Make Muslim Americans Feel Less Safe

3/7/17 Balitang America – Interfaith Groups Protest Trump’s Revised Travel Ban, Citing Hate Crimes

3/6/17 Univision 14 – Comunidad musulmana en Santa Clara rechaza nuevas medidas migratorias de Trump (Muslim community in Santa Clara rejects new Trump immigration measures)

3/6/17 KCBSTV 5 – Bay Area Refugees, Advocates Respond To Trump’s New Travel Ban

3/6/17 KGO 810 – San Jose education group says travel ban sends the wrong message to Americans about Muslims (audio unvailable)

3/3/17 The Jewish News of Northern California – Jewish and Muslim groups draw closer in heightened atmosphere of hate

3/2/17 The Smoke Signal – Pascack Period plays host to several speakers and events [ING Affiliate]

2/27/17 WCPO Cincinnati – In a time of uncertainty, Cincinnati Muslims focus on reaching out and speaking up [ING Affiliate]

2/27/17 Sing Tao Newspaper – Muslim-Jewish Rally in Burlingame

2/26/17 KCBS Radio – Jews march against Muslim travel ban while Muslims fund anti-Semitic vandalism repair

2/13/17 Mountain View Patch – Photo Gallery: Jewish Rally for Refugees in Silicon Valley

2/13/17 Mountain View Voice – Hundreds gather at pro-refugee rally

2/9/17 San Jose Mercury News – Muslim group aims to bring Bay Area communities together

2/8/17 Sojourners – Why Are We Afraid of Refugees?

2/1/17 Seattle Globalist – How to be a Muslim ally in the Trump era

1/30/17 Baptist News Global – Baptists weigh in on Muslim travel ban

1/30/17 Huffington Post – How a Bible Belt Christian found herself working for a Muslim organization

1/28/17 WKRC12 Cincinnati – Islamic Center of Greater Cincinnati, others release statement regarding Trump’s orders [ING Affiliate]

1/28/17 WAFF48 Huntsville – Multi-faith support for Muslims in wake of refugee ban, travel restrictions [ING Affiliate]

1/26/17 San Jose Mercury News – Women’s Marchers Affirmed the Rights of American Muslims, Too

1/25/17 Bustle – 7 Muslim Advocacy Groups To Support Through Donations Or Volunteering

1/23/17 The Jewish News of Northern California – Trump era sparks interfaith unity meeting in Berkeley

1/23/17 People’s World – San Jose march the biggest in its history

1/23/17 New America Media – Stirring Women’s March in San Jose: A Muslim Perspective

1/19/17 Patheos AltMuslim – Why We’re Allies of the Muslim Community – Five Short Stories

1/17/17 Patheos AltMuslim – 10 Ways to Be an Effective Ally to the Muslim Community

2016 and Earlier

12/10/16 Peninsula Press – Bay Area Muslims and non-Muslims band together in wake of Trump election

12/1/16 San Jose Mercury News – Elgenaidi, Magat, St. John-Crane: Respond to hate with love

10/7/16 Knoxville News Sentinel – How Women’s Peace Initiative builds bonds between different faiths[ING Affiliate]

9/30/16 San Francisco Examiner – City leaders hail curriculum for combating Islamophobia in SF schools

9/29/16 NBCNews – Anti-Bullying Campaign Asks Students to ‘Know Your Classmate’

9/29/16 KTSF-TV – ‘Know Your Classmates’ Program Offers Lessons to Combat Bullying

8/28/16 The Press-Democrat – Close to Home: Learn about Muslims in county and build trust

8/12/16 The Christian Science Monitor – Why did Cannes ban the ‘burkini’ from its beaches?

7/11/16 KTVU-TV 2 – Praying for Peace: San Francisco’s Grace Cathedral welcomes all walks of life to interfaith vigil

6/13/16 KJZZ – Hundreds Gather In Phoenix To Honor Orlando Shooting Victims [ING Affiliate]

4/15/16 Napa Valley Register – Napa speakers highlight kinship of Islam, Christianity, Judaism

3/7/16 Woodbridge Patch – Islamic Networks Group of New Jersey Director Abdala Seham Wins Interfaith Diversity Champion Award [ING Affiliate]

12/30/15 Capitol Hill Times – American-Muslims Unfairly Judged Over Actions Of A Few [ING Affiliate]

12/16/15 WKRC Cincinnati – Women lead interfaith prayer service [ING Affiliate] (story no longer available)

12/14/15 The Valley Catholic – Muslim Leader Maha Elgenaidi Speaks at Santa Teresa Parish

12/12/15 BBC World (Spanish) – Muslims Have Contributed Much to the Building of the United States

6/2/15 USA Today – Faith groups hold prayer rally at Phoenix mosque [ING Affiliate]

6/2/15 Arizona Jewish News – Valley rabbis join interfaith rally to show solidarity with Muslims [ING Affiliate]

4/17/15 Patheos – Why Muslims Must Continue to Stand Up to Anti-Semitism

3/30/15 Palo Alto Online – Muslims and Jews share stories, questions over Palo Alto feast

1/29/15 San Jose Examiner – Speaking out against extremism in Sunnyvale

1/28/15 Cincinnati – Profiling alienates US Muslims [ING Affiliate]

1/19/15 WCPO Cincinnati – Op-ed: Extremists, terrorists pose a threat to our community and Islamic faith [ING Affiliate]

1/18/15 Cincinnati – Imam warns of danger to local Muslims [ING Affiliate]

1/17/15 San Diego Union-Tribune – Can San Diego move past Muslim stereotypes? [ING Affiliate]

11/21/14 Knoxville News Sentinel – Women’s Peace Initiative reaches across faith backgrounds for understanding and respect[ING Affiliate]

11/4/14 Patheos – Being UnMosqued and Complacent is No Longer an Option

10/9/14 Huffington Post – Face-to-Face Interaction Is Key to Changing Misperceptions of American Muslims

9/30/14 TIME – ISIS is the Antithesis of Hajj, the Holy Pilgrimage

7/31/14 Huffington Post – Fewer Americans View Muslims Favorably, But the Door Is Wide Open to Better Understanding

7/25/14 ING –  American Muslims – A Source of Hope for Gaza and Beyond

7/23/14 ING –  ING Statement on Recent Anti-Jewish and Anti-Muslim Attacks

7/18/14 Patheos – The Golden Rule to Becoming Better People Through Religious Practices

7/17/14 Huffington Post – Coming in from the Cold: Pew Survey Reveals Continuing Icy Attitudes toward Muslims

6/28/14 Patheos – Ramadan 2014 – Reclaiming the Sacred

10/17/13 Huffington Post – The Secret Power of Interfaith Encounters

9/4/13 Mercury News – Sunnyvale Presbyterian invites pastor to separate Islamic fact and fiction

7/25/13 Patheos – Combating Islamophobia — Breaking through the Invisibility Cloak

4/15/13 Huffington Post – Pope Francis, a New Hope For Muslim-Catholic Relations

3/12/13 Islamic Monthly – The ‘Yin’ of Mosque Leadership – Bringing in the Feminine Side

11/19/12 Tennessean – Murfreesboro Mosque Celebrates Opening

10/15/11 Muslimah Source – Ordinary Heroine: Ameena Jandali (story no longer available)

9/12/11 San Francisco Chronicle – 9/11 remembered with memorials, music in Bay Area

9/8/11 Huffington Post – 9/11 Bullying: Muslim Teens Push Back

9/2/11 Mercury News – Interfaith event marks 9-11 anniversary

8/28/11 Pacifica Patch – 10 Years After 9/11: Civil Rights Still Under Attack

8/28/11 Mercury News – Bay Area residents recount post 9-11 backlash, as anniversary events approach

8/25/11 Examiner.com – Regaining the High Ground

8/24/11 Huffington Post – Muslims In America Divided On Improving Image 10 Years After 9/11

8/11/11 Examiner.com – Back to school: Free anti-bullying training for Bay Area parents and kids

8/10/11 Examiner.com – (Related Story) Back to school: Bullying damages the spirit as well as the mind

8/9/11 Catholic San Francisco – Religious leaders mourn Norway’s loss

4/23/11 Examiner.com – Learning about Sharia

11/18/10 La Jolla Light – Grateful Hearts: Four spiritual leaders share thoughts on being thankful [ING Affiliate]

3/21/09 Chicago Crescent – Ahead of the curve: Maha Elgenaidi; Speaker training workshops in Chicago this month

7/3/08 Chicago Tribune – Summer Fashion for Muslim Women [ING Affiliate]

3/22/07 East Bay Times – Women joining ranks of pastors

9/21/06 North County Times – Religious Panel Lets Muslim Women Have Their Say [ING Affiliate] (story no longer available)

9/11/06 ABC7 – Bay Area Muslims Remember 9/11

7/16/2005 East Bay Times – Bay Area Muslims combat fears of terror

7/9/2005 San Francisco Chronicle – Terror In London: The Day After/Muslims React: Bay Area, U.S. groups denounce attacks as barbaric

2005 Pacific Union College – Amnesty International Takes the Stage

9/10/04 San Francisco Chronicle – Muslims find Bay Area leans toward tolerance, but even here, many experience some 9/11 backlash

2001 Zawaj.com – Speaking for Islam: Schools Have Questions about Muslims, and Bay Area Volunteers Have Answers.

11/15/2001 The Berkeley Daily Planet – Teaching Islam After September 11 Attacks.

12/9/99 SF Gate.com – Islamic faithful await Ramadan