The Annual Weekend of Twinning is upon Us

By: Editor 

Organized annually by The Foundation for Ethnic Understanding (FFEU) in cooperation with the World Jewish Congress and the Islamic Society of North America, the Weekend of Twinning is an annual initiative based on synagogues, mosques and Muslim and Jewish student and young leadership groups forming partnerships and holding joint programs together with the goal of building ties of communication, reconciliation and cooperation between Muslims and Jews.

Check out these Twinning events happening this weekend :

Sunday Nov. 13: 

On the 4th annual weekend of Twinning, a program incubated by MPAC and now on its own, NewGround: Muslim Jewish Partnership for Change will be hosting its second public event this year as its own organization: “Relationships: True Stories from Los Angeles’ Muslims & Jews.”

We are proud cosponsors and anticipate a riveting program filled with the personal experiences of Muslims and Jews in Los Angeles.

Come join the conversation on Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011, at 7 pm at Busby’s East (5364 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036).

Tickets can be purchased online at for $10 or at the door for $12. Proceeds from the event will benefit Homeboy Industries.



Friday, Nov. 18 & Sunday, Nov. 19

On November 18, we join together with members of the Temple Beth Shir Shalom at their temple for an evening of celebration and re-dedication to the principles of peace. They will join the Islamic Center for an interfaith luncheon on November 20.

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