Muslims and Jews in America

“Curiosity Over Assumptions” “Relationships Before Politics” “Plurality Over Parity” “Local Over International” “Respect for Self-Definition” “Safe Open Space” “Nimble and Responsive” These are the stated values of NewGround, a community-building organization that creates, connects and empowers Jewish and Muslim change-makers in America. NewGround works through a professional fellowship, high school leadership council and public programming. Their goal is to transform Muslim-Jewish relations; they envision mutual cooperation. lasting partnerships between Muslims and Jews, This model of engagement—not bound by history, theology or politics— affirms that conflict is inevitable and yet not intractable.