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804, 2020

First Ever interfaith, interactive, online Seder attracts women nationwide

April 8th, 2020|

  First Ever interfaith, interactive, online Seder attracts women nationwide   Nearly 30 Jewish and Muslim female community leaders from across the UK came together this week for what was probably the first ever online interactive, interfaith seder. The women – who were all group co-chairs of Nisa-Nashim, the UK [...]

1410, 2019

Nisa-Nashim supports Halle

October 14th, 2019|

That the attack on Halle Synagogue, Germany was deliberately perpetrated on Yom Kippur, and by a gunman who filmed himself carrying out the attack, spouting antisemitic, anti-woman and anti-immigrant views, makes it all the more sickening. As Jewish women we have seen and heard this ugly narrative against Jews [...]

2104, 2018

Nisa-Nashim lead on letter to local councillors about gendered Islamophobia

April 21st, 2018|

On 18th April 2018, Nisa-Nashim, initiated the sending of a letter by some of the most prominent Jewish British women,   to local councillors across the UK, demanding action in tackling gendered Islamophobia. This was timed to influence the local elections taking place in May. A copy of the letter is below.  Wednesday 18thApril 2018 [...]

1403, 2018

Nisa-Nashim Statement on Punish A Muslim Day

March 14th, 2018|

The trustees of Nisa-Nashim are horrified and shocked at the ‘Punish a Muslim’ letter which has been posted to various people and locations around the country. Nisa-Nashim works to bring Jewish and Muslim women together to get to know one another and to address the root causes of anti-Semitism and anti-Muslim hatred and [...]

410, 2015

Jewish-Muslim Women’s Network launched to bring communities together

October 4th, 2015|

More than 120 people attended the formal launch of the Nisa-Nashim, the Jewish-Muslim Women’s Network. The launch at the Islamia Girls School in Queens Park, north-west London was attended by Melanie Dawes, permanent secretary at the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG), which is supporting the initiative. Ms Dawes said: [...]