20 episodes

Welcome to Mission in Action, the audio experience for NewGround: A Muslim-Jewish Partnership for change. On this podcast, you’ll find a mix of our keynotes, workshops, interviews, speeches, and other audio from events led by our team. We are a non-profit with a vision of an America where Muslims and Jews are empowered to create lasting partnerships, engage in authentic communication and mutual cooperation. This vibrant model of engagement – not bound by history, theology or politics – affirms that conflict is inevitable and yet not intractable.

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Welcome to Mission in Action, the audio experience for NewGround: A Muslim-Jewish Partnership for change. On this podcast, you’ll find a mix of our keynotes, workshops, interviews, speeches, and other audio from events led by our team. We are a non-profit with a vision of an America where Muslims and Jews are empowered to create lasting partnerships, engage in authentic communication and mutual cooperation. This vibrant model of engagement – not bound by history, theology or politics – affirms that conflict is inevitable and yet not intractable.

    The Middle Path – with Tom Earl

    The Middle Path – with Tom Earl

    This week’s episode is from NewGround’s 2014 Spotlight Storytelling. Our speaker is Tom Earl and his story, told in spoken-word style, is titled 'The Middle Path'.

    NewGround: A Muslim-Jewish Partnership for Change is a non-profit with a vision of an American society where Muslims and Jews are empowered to create lasting partnerships and engage in authentic communication and mutual cooperation. On this podcast, you’ll find a mix of our keynotes, workshops, interviews, speeches, and other audio from events led by our team.

    If you’d like to learn more about our mission, or support this podcast and NewGround’s work, please visit www.mjnewground.org.

    • 6 min
    Being Observant & Unmarried – with Marcus J. Freed

    Being Observant & Unmarried – with Marcus J. Freed

    This week’s episode is from NewGround’s 2014 Spotlight Storytelling. Our speaker is Marcus Freed and his story is entitled 'Being Observant & Unmarried'. Marcus J. Freed shares his personal story of being an observant Jew, and walks us through some humorous elements of his personal life, as well as some profound realizations that are a part of his authentic journey.

    NewGround: A Muslim-Jewish Partnership for Change is a non-profit with a vision of an American society where Muslims and Jews are empowered to create lasting partnerships and engage in authentic communication and mutual cooperation. On this podcast, you’ll find a mix of our keynotes, workshops, interviews, speeches, and other audio from events led by our team.

    If you’d like to learn more about our mission, or support this podcast and NewGround’s work, please visit www.mjnewground.org.

    • 7 min
    Wearing the Hijab in Catholic School – with Maria Khani

    Wearing the Hijab in Catholic School – with Maria Khani

    This week’s episode is from NewGround’s 2014 Spotlight Storytelling. Our speaker is Maria Khani and her story is entitled 'Wearing the Hijab in Catholic School.'

    NewGround: A Muslim-Jewish Partnership for Change is a non-profit with a vision of an American society where Muslims and Jews are empowered to create lasting partnerships and engage in authentic communication and mutual cooperation. On this podcast, you’ll find a mix of our keynotes, workshops, interviews, speeches, and other audio from events led by our team.

    If you’d like to learn more about our mission, or support this podcast and NewGround’s work, please visit www.mjnewground.org.

    • 15 min
    Converting from Judaism to Judaism – with Ingrid

    Converting from Judaism to Judaism – with Ingrid

    This week’s episode is from NewGround’s 2014 Spotlight Storytelling. Our speaker is named Ingrid and her story is entitled 'Converting from Judaism to Judaism'.

    NewGround: A Muslim-Jewish Partnership for Change is a non-profit with a vision of an American society where Muslims and Jews are empowered to create lasting partnerships and engage in authentic communication and mutual cooperation. On this podcast, you’ll find a mix of our keynotes, workshops, interviews, speeches, and other audio from events led by our team.

    If you’d like to learn more about our mission, or support this podcast and NewGround’s work, please visit www.mjnewground.org.

    • 13 min
    Coming out as Muslim – with Houda Itani

    Coming out as Muslim – with Houda Itani

    This week’s episode is from NewGround’s 2014 Spotlight Storytelling. Our speaker is Houda Itani and her story is entitled 'Coming out as Muslim'.

    NewGround: A Muslim-Jewish Partnership for Change is a non-profit with a vision of an American society where Muslims and Jews are empowered to create lasting partnerships and engage in authentic communication and mutual cooperation. On this podcast, you’ll find a mix of our keynotes, workshops, interviews, speeches, and other audio from events led by our team.

    If you’d like to learn more about our mission, or support this podcast and NewGround’s work, please visit www.mjnewground.org.

    • 9 min
    Why do we do what we do? (Rise to NewGround) – with Sariyah Idan

    Why do we do what we do? (Rise to NewGround) – with Sariyah Idan

    This week’s episode is from NewGround’s 2014 Spotlight Storytelling. Our speaker is Sariyah Idan, and her story asks, 'Why do we do what we do?'.

    NewGround: A Muslim-Jewish Partnership for Change is a non-profit with a vision of an American society where Muslims and Jews are empowered to create lasting partnerships and engage in authentic communication and mutual cooperation. On this podcast, you’ll find a mix of our keynotes, workshops, interviews, speeches, and other audio from events led by our team.

    If you’d like to learn more about our mission, or support this podcast and NewGround’s work, please visit www.mjnewground.org.

    • 9 min

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