Eboo Patel is the co-founder of the IFYC, an organization that strives to turn interfaith into a high-energy, service-oriented way of being together.
These featured peacemaking musicians reflect the diversity of the Abrahamic faiths: Pat Humphries & Sandy Opatow, Matisyahu, Emmanuel Jai, & Yusuf Islam/Cat Stevens.
Abdul Ghaffar Khan was a Muslim independence activist who organized a nonviolent army—the Khudai Khidmatgars—to oppose British colonial rule in India.
Meet Anthony Fabrice Kettemallet, a young human rights activist in the Central African Republic who founded the organization Bird of Peace.
Ashama ibn Abjar was a 7th-century Christian king of Axum (part of modern-day Ethiopia) who provided refuge to Arab Muslims fleeing religious persecution.
Actors Adel Imam and Omar Sharif starred in the 2008 film “Hassan and Morcos,” which stirred controversy for honestly exposing religious tensions in Egypt.
Amid the horrors of the Crusades, Francis of Assisi and Sultan al-Malik al-Kamil dared to cross battle lines. After a week of talks, they parted as friends.
Imam Si Kaddour ben Ghabrit led a mosque-based resistance effort that provided shelter and travel assistance to as many as 1,700 French Jews during the Nazi occupation of France in World War II.
For many years the heavy curtain of Communism shrouded Albania from the view of the rest of the world. When that curtain was lifted in 1991 amazing stories emerged about the role of Albanian Muslims saving Jews during the Holocaust that swept across Nazi-occupied Europe.
Malala Yousafzai is a Pakistani girl who has received global recognition for her published diary about life under the Taliban and her fearless advocacy for the education of girls in the face of Taliban violence. She is the youngest person to receive the Nobel Peace Prize.