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Sabeeha Rehman and Walter Ruby
We Refuse to Be Enemies. How Muslims and Jews Can Make Peace, One Friendship at a Time
A Muslim woman and a Jewish gentleman, they will share their journey of how they got into interfaith bridge building, their experiences in fostering awareness, tolerance, friendship, and collaboration, the challenges they encountered, and the impact of their work.
Sabeeha Rehman is the author of the memoir: Threading My Prayer Rug. Which was a finalist for the William Saroyan International Prize for writing, received the San Francisco Book Festival Award, and was listed as Top 10 Religion and Spirituality and Top 10 Diverse Nonfiction Books by Booklist. A blogger and public speaker, she is an op-ed contributor to the Wall Street Journal, and has published articles in Forward, Salon, Com, New York Daily News and The Baltimore Sun. She lives with her husband, Khalid, in New York City.
Walter Ruby is a veteran activist in Muslim-Jewish relations who has organized hundreds of twinning events bringing together thousands of Jews and Muslims in more than 30 countries around the world. Ruby served for decades as a reporter and commentator for American Jewish and Israeli publications. His articles and op-eds have appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, USA Today and Baltimore Sun. He lives with his wife, Tanya, in Frederick, MD.