GVSU Kaufman Interfaith Institute

A national Muslim-Jewish alliance formed to fight hate crimes and forge better ties between them is branching out to build on its mission. The Muslim Jewish Advisory Council met Tuesday in Detroit suburb of Dearborn, one of the largest and oldest communities of Arabs and Muslims in the United States. 

Can we find common ground between Israel and Palestine?  That’s a question that’s been asked for centuries as the two nations engage in what’s been called one of the most divisive political conflicts in the world. 

It’s rooted in the question of who owns that land in the Middle East.  That question will be discussed this week at an event sponsored by GVSU’s Kaufman Interfaith Institute. 

“The Israel-Palestine issue is one of the most controversial issues in international politics right now.”