Center for Muslim-Jewish Engagement

A Partnership between the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion,
Omar Ibn Al Khattab Foundation, & USC Center for Religion and Civic Culture

Issues in Jewish and Muslim Relations


The CMJE Issues database contains resources with articles, video, and various opinions in reference to specific issues concerning Jewish and Muslim relations.


Prophet Abraham , Women , Human Rights , Violence , the 'Other' , Jerusalem , Pluralism , Poverty Eradication
New Feautres
  • Dr. Fathi Osman - Pluralism : An Islamic Perspective
  • Fiazuddin Shuayb Q&A

    1. Abraham and his sons:

    2. A Jewish Perspective

    3. Women in Islam and Judaism:

    4. A Muslim Perspective
      A Jewish Perspective

    5. The Place of Democracy and Human Rights:

    6. A Muslim Perspective

    7. Violence and Warfare in Islam and Judaism

    8. A Muslim Perspective
      A Jewish Perspective

    9. The 'Other' in Judaism and Islam:

    10. A Jewish Perspective
      A Muslim Perspective

    11. A Shared History: Jerusalem

    12. A Jewish Perspective

    13. Pluralism: An Islamic and Jewish Perspective

    14. A Muslim Perspective


    The database is updated frequently to include pertinent topics. If there is any topic of interest to you, your congregation, or organization please email: cmje@usc.edu.

    Issues currently being developed include:

    • Moses: from both a Jewish and Muslim perspective
    • Women in Islam and Judaism
    • Dietary Laws in Islam and Judaism
    • Medical Ethics in Islam and Judaism
    • Human Rights in Both Holy Scriptures
    • A Shared History: Islam, Judaism, and the West
    • A Shared History: The origins of Arabic and Hebrew
    • A Shared History: Islam and Judaism in Andalusian Spain

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