Why do Muslims fast during Ramadan? Boniuk Institute for Religious Tolerance, Rice University
Dr. Zahra Jamal invited by former Ambassador Brownback and former Prime Minister Tony Blair to address 300 global education leaders from 55 countries at the Meeting on Education, Resilience, Respect, and Inclusion (MERRI), Office of International Religious Freedom, U.S. Department of State.
Zahra spoke about Early Childhood Development (and The Importance of Including Faith in a Child’s Holistic Development) as Critical to Promoting Pluralism, Peace, Prosperity in Societies.
Privilege to speak at the opening plenary of the @StateIRF #MERRI conference on the need to enhance education systems to promote resilience, respect and inclusion with @znjamal @melsanousi1 and @JamesICRD @Gen_Global_ @InstituteGC https://t.co/5CpR1qGQJg— Matthew Lawrence (@MEFLawrence) September 15, 2020
Thank you, @znjamal, for your speech. From Spain, we agree with you than "religious freedom and education in religious pluralism are good for peace, prosperity, productivity, and belonging” #MERRI #mutualrespect #ReligiousFreedom #LibertadReligiosa— O.Libertad Religiosa (@olreligiosa) September 15, 2020
City of Houston PSA: "Celebrate Diversity Month"
April is National Diversity Month. This public service announcement highlights Houston’s diversity and what it means to them.
City of Houston PSA: "We Are All In This Together" (Former AJC Pres Van Fleet, Toni Ramos, Dr. Zahra Jamal)
HTV Houston Television and AJC Houston present a series of Community of Conscience public service announcements featuring civic and religious leaders on battling the COVID-19 virus and that we are all in this together.
Interfaith Encounters: “Islamic Views of Migration” with Dr. Zahra Jamal The most downloaded episode of the season!
Freedom’s Ring Radio Interview: Religious Hate Crimes on the Increase
Boniuk Institute Associate Director Dr. Zahra Jamal speaks with Freedom’s Ring Radio on the increase in hate crimes. Circulated on 90+ national & international stations and SoundCloud.
Religious tolerance in Trump’s America, Australian Broadcasting Company
You might think that in Donald Trump’s America, where there’s incendiary language about Muslims in particular, that someone running a think tank devoted to tolerance would have a tough task.
But Zahra Jamal, associate director at the Boniuk Institute for Religious Tolerance at Rice University in Texas, says there are challenges but also surprising optimism.
Andrew West of ABC’s Religion and Ethics Report caught up with her at the G20 Interfaith Summit.