FFEU is the global address for Muslim-Jewish relations and the national address for Black-Jewish relations

Since 2007, FFEU pioneered and has become the global address for Muslim-Jewish relations. Our programs span over 30 countries with a vast global network of grassroots organizations. Our global partners include heads of states and leaders from Muslim and Jewish communities supporting our groundbreaking efforts.

  • Summit of Imams and Rabbis of North America
  • Mission of European Imams and Rabbis to the U.S.
  • Mission of Latin American Muslim and Jewish leaders to the U.S.
  • Mission of Southern Hemisphere Muslim and Jewish Leaders to the U.S.
  • Gathering of European Jewish and Muslim Leaders in Brussels and Paris
  • Campaigns against anti-Semitism and Islamophobia
  • #MuslimsAreSpeakingOut
  • Season of Twinning in 30 countries on 6 continents
  • Muslim-Jewish Solidarity Committees
  • Today, I Am A Muslim Too rally
  • Sons of Abraham: A Candid Conversation about the Issues that Divide and Unite Jews and Muslims authored by Rabbi Marc Schneier and Imam Shamsi Ali
  • Muslim-Jewish conferences and missions to Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belgium, France, Germany, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Kazakhstan, Morocco, Qatar, Singapore and United Kingdom

FFEU was founded in 1989 by Rabbi Marc Schneier and the late Joseph Papp while tensions were increasing between the Jewish and African-American communities. For over two decades, the FFEU was instrumental in repairing this historic alliance. In 2014, as it celebrated its 25th anniversary, the FFEU was honored by the United States Congress as the national address for Black-Jewish relations.

  • Annual reports and surveys on Black-Jewish relations
  • Numerous award including the NAACP Martin Luther King Jr. Measure of a Man Award, New York State Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. “Living the Dream Award”, and the Civil Rights Leadership Award
  • Black-Jewish luncheons at U.S. Congress and Black-Jewish Congressional Coalition
  • Biannual reception welcoming new ethnic members of Congress
  • Annual Black/Jewish Congressional Awards Ceremony
  • Shared Dreams: Martin Luther King, Jr. & the Jewish Community authored by Rabbi Schneier
  • Shared Dreams Curriculum Guide
  • Campaigns against anti-Semitism and racism featuring artists Stevie Wonder and Jay-Z.
  • Rabbi Marc Schneier and Martin Luther King III joint programs in South Africa and across the United States
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day commemoration events

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