10 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.

    Making Sworn Enemies in Bible Study – with Cindy Kaplan

    Making Sworn Enemies in Bible Study – with Cindy Kaplan

    This week’s episode is from NewGround’s 2013 Spotlight Storytelling. Our speaker is Cindy Kaplan and her story is entitled "Making Sworn Enemies in Bible Study."

    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
    Standing Up for Another is Standing Up for Yourself – with Iwari DeWess

    Standing Up for Another is Standing Up for Yourself – with Iwari DeWess

    This week’s episode is from NewGround’s 2013 Spotlight Storytelling. Our speaker is Iwari DeWess and his story is entitled "Standing Up for Another is Standing Up for Yourself."

    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
    The Night I Died – with Greg Levine

    The Night I Died – with Greg Levine

    This week’s episode is from NewGround’s 2013 Spotlight Storytelling. Our speaker is Greg Levine and his story is entitled "The Night I Died."

    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.

    • 10 min
    How Do You Remove The Seeds? – with Yasser Jeelani

    How Do You Remove The Seeds? – with Yasser Jeelani

    This week’s episode is from NewGround’s 2012 Spotlight Storytelling. Our speaker is Yasser Jeelani and his story is entitled "How Do You Remove The Seeds?"

    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.

    • 10 min
    Cadillacs and Orange Trees – with Julia Moss

    Cadillacs and Orange Trees – with Julia Moss

    This week’s episode is from NewGround’s 2012 Spotlight Storytelling. Our speaker is a NewGround fellowship alum, Julia Moss, and her story is entitled “Cadillacs and Orange Trees.”

    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.

    • 8 min
    This is the Deep South – with Amir Abdullah

    This is the Deep South – with Amir Abdullah

    This week’s episode is from NewGround’s 2012 Spotlight Storytelling. Our speaker is a NewGround fellowship alum, Amir Abdullah, and his story is entitled “This is the Deep South.”

    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

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