"Strangers in Jerusalem evokes a possibility, one that we pray for when we look at our children and grandchildren. If they could visit one another’s holy places and pray for one another, instead of hate, we would all be healed.” Rabbi Burt Visotzky Director, Milstein Center for Interreligious Dialogue Jewish Theological Seminary
An American Muslim girl, afraid to be in Jerusalem, is asked to say a healing prayer for a Christian girl from home. She makes a Jewish and Christian friend along the way and finds that Israel is warm and welcoming.
Written with Inas Younis
Published by Brandylane Publishing
"In honor of the peace work of the bereaved families of the Parents Circle."
What happens when two boys--one Jewish, one Muslim--play football together in Jerusalem amidst the challenging political environment that surrounds them? Friendship.
This is the story of these two boys Avi and Ahmed, along with their families, who bond together. But when Ahmed doesn't show up for Avi's birthday party, Avi assumes the worst. Their story provides hope for the reader that anything is possible when people care about each other. Written with Inas Younis, illustrated by Leti Saad. Published by Dixi Books.
"The adventures of Leila and Ilana is a heartwarming story of friendship between a Muslim and Jewish girl, that celebrates the age the innocence and purity of their tender age. An admirable effort by two interfaith activists who planted a seed of Salaam/Shalom for many beautiful peace trees to grow!"
Sahar Khamis (Ph.D.), Associate Professor of Communication at the University of Maryland, a media host and commentator, a public speaker, a former human rights commissioner, and a long-time interfaith activist.
The story of two girls, one Muslim, one Jewish who become best friends in this fun and endearing story about the power of being yourself in spite of the challenges. Written with Inas Younis, illustrated by Isabella Russell. Published by White Bird Publications. Available from Amazon: https://amzn.to/3CNdIOk
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