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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: [...]