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Protecting Freedom of Religion: Issues Facing Islam and Other Minority Religions in Europe

The principles of freedom of religion are upheld inconsistently across various parts of Europe. So says Mufti Nedzad Grabu...


 

Chief Rabbi Goldschmidt Reiterates Vital Role of Education in Combatting Hate

Pinchas Goldschmidt

Religious hatred often begins in schools. On June 17, the Institute for Freedom of Faith and Security in Europe (IFFSE), i...


 

Portugal, Dialogue and Hopes for Interfaith Harmony in Europe

At a time when tensions among religions and cultures are simmering all over the globe, from the fight for racial equity th...


 
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MJLC Statement on Austrian “Islam Map”

After the Council of Europe and many other institutions and mainstream media criticised the drawing of the “Islamic Map”, ...


 
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How COVID Has Changed Religious Observance among Europe’s Jewish and Muslim Communities

It’s been 395 days since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic. Prior to March 2020, Rabbi Avichai Ap...


 
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Statement: Muslim Grave Sites Desecrated in Slovenia

The Muslim Jewish Leadership Council – Europe (MJLC) today issued the following statement on the vandalism of three ...


 

A Muslim and Jewish Perspective: “Burqa bans” and the Road to True Equity in European Society

MJLC

By Iris Jumbe Switzerland held three referenda in March 2021: one was a vote on whether to ban full facial coverings, one ...


 
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Statement on Recent Referendum in Swiss Confederation

MJLC

Vienna, Austria, 8 March 2020 We, the Board of the European Muslim Jewish Leadership Council (MJLC) note with concern rece...


 
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Meeting between Imam Yahya Pallavicini and Vice President of European Parliament Roberta Metsola

Yahya Sergio Yahe Pallavicini

Imam Yahya Pallavicini, President of COREIS (Islamic Religious Community) Italy and co-Vice President of MJLC, the Europe ...


 
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An important introduction to Islamic and Jewish communities living side by side in Europe

By Imam Sheikh Mohammad Ismail DL The Muslim Chaplain The University of Sheffield, UK The Muslim community and the Jewish ...