Elizabeth Arif-FearNisa-Nashim – member and a local co-chair
Elizabeth Arif-Fear is writer and campaigner passionate about human rights and interfaith relations, in particular Jewish-Muslim relations. Founder of Voice of Salam, she has also worked with/written for a range of bodies including: Haaretz, Jewish News, Globe Post, Muslims Against Antisemitism, Faith and Belief Forum, She Speaks We Hear, Sister-hood magazine and Faith Matters. She is a member of Tell MAMA’s women’s advisory board, the Steering Committee for the UK Friends of the Bereaved Families Forum and Nisa-Nashim, where she is co-chair of their Marylebone group.
Why Allyship is easier said than done. Forging effective interfaith solutions.
Jewish/Muslim relations in the real world, are at best minimal, and at worst fraught. In this session we explore some of the challenges including Muslim antisemitism, anti-Muslim hatred in the Jewish community and the Elephant in the Room. We will go on to offer some ideas for ways forward including, how a woman’s touch can be transformative.