About

The Muslim Leadership Initiative (MLI) was launched in summer 2013 under the directorship of Imam Abdullah Antepli and Yossi Klein Halevi to build relationships of understanding, respect, and trust between North American Muslim and Jewish communities.

Through a rigorous academic curriculum and exposure to diverse narratives, MLI seeks to expand participants’ critical understanding of the complex religious, political, and socioeconomic issues facing people in Israel and Palestine. The program invites North American Muslims to explore how Jews understand Judaism, Israel, and Jewish peoplehood.

Fellowship Program & FAQ

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Fellowship Program

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Sample Courses, Itineraries & Faculty

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Sample Courses

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Sample Itineraries

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Faculty and Guest Lecturers

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MLI in the Media

We are grateful to the following for their partnership and support of our initiatives.

 

Contact Us

For questions or to request additional information about the Muslim Leadership Initiative, please contact Maital Friedman, Muslim Leadership Initiative Co-Director.