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Hedab Tarifi

Born in Gaza, Palestine, Hedab Tarifi moved to the U.S. after the first Gulf War. She has been active in the Southern California Muslim community since 1994, working to build bridges and bring people together. Hedab served as the first female Chair of the Muslim...

Rabbi Sharon Brous

Rabbi Sharon Brous is the senior and founding rabbi of IKAR.Begun in 2004, IKAR has become a model for Jewish revitalization in the US and beyond. With the goal of reinvigorating Jewish practice and inspiring people of faith to reclaim a moral and prophetic voice, it...

Stephen Rohde

Stephen Rohde is a constitutional lawyer, lecturer, writer and political activist. He co-founded and currently serves as Chair of Interfaith Communities United for Justice and Peace (ICUJP). Steve also is the immediate past Chair of the ACLU of Southern California,...

Rev. James M. Lawson

The Rev. James M. Lawson Jr. is internationally recognized as the leading strategist and trainer to U.S. nonviolence leaders and a confidant to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Time Magazine listed Rev. Lawson as one of seven icons of the nonviolence movement who...

Hedab Tarifi

Born in Gaza, Palestine, Hedab Tarifi moved to the U.S. after the first Gulf War. She has been active in the Southern California Muslim...

Rabbi Sharon Brous

Rabbi Sharon Brous is the senior and founding rabbi of IKAR.Begun in 2004, IKAR has become a model for Jewish revitalization in the US and...

Stephen Rohde

Stephen Rohde is a constitutional lawyer, lecturer, writer and political activist. He co-founded and currently serves as Chair of...

Hedab Tarifi

Hedab Tarifi

Born in Gaza, Palestine, Hedab Tarifi moved to the U.S. after the first Gulf War. She has been active in the Southern...

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Stephen Rohde

Stephen Rohde

Stephen Rohde is a constitutional lawyer, lecturer, writer and political activist. He co-founded and currently serves...

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Tahil Sharma

Tahil Sharma

An interfaith activist, Tahil Sharma was born to a Hindu father and a Sikh mother. Following the Oak Creek, WI...

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