Author: Claudia Mende

Syrian Bayan al-Marashli during the IKKN feedback meeting in Donauworth, Germany (copyright: Engagement Global/photo: Andreas Grasser)

Municipal administration for beginners

Local authorities in Germany offer traineeships to Syrians

Arab Christians attending a church service (photo: imago)

Women's rights in the Islamic world

Arab Christian women take a stand against church paternalism

"Holy Quarter" installation and presentation by Monira al-Qadiri, 2019 in Munich's Haus der Kunst (photo: Maximilian Geuter/HdK)

Kuwaiti artist Monira al-Qadiri

In awe of the cosmos

Cover and e-book edition of Ofer Grosbard's "The Holy Quran for Educating the Child" in English, Arabic and Hebrew (source: quranet.net)

Interview with Quranet founder Ofer Grosbard

Parenting according to the Koran

Reem Al Farangi from Gaza, founder of Habaybna.net (photo: Claudia Mende)

First Arabic website for parents of disabled children

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"Habaybna" – for advice, community and inclusion

Graffiti in the Jordanian capital Amman: "No to violence against women" (photo: Claudia Mende)

Women's rights in Jordan

The women of Dar Amneh

Professor of Islamic Theology James Morris (photo: HakanIST/Wikipedia/Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0))

Interview with James Morris

Ibn Arabi's vision for a fully human global civilisation

Symbolic image of anti-Muslim racism (photo: Imago/P. Endig)

An enduring stereotype

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The West's gleeful obsession with the 'oppressed Arab woman'

Abrahamic Teams event at Rabat University, Morocco (photo: Abrahamic Forum e.V.)

Abrahamic Teams in the MENA

Interfaith dialogue – a painstaking process

"Hunger and poverty are the same thing": anti-government protests against increased bread prices in Amman (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

The Levant

Jordan's fragile stability

Christian-Jewish team engaged in preparatory work (source: Stephanie Krauch)

Abrahamic Teams and interfaith dialogue

Conquering prejudice face-to-face

Anti-Assad protest in Maaret al-Numan in the northern province of Idlib in September 2018 (photo: Getty Images/AFP)

Local government under Syria's opposition

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Of the people, by the people, for the people

Professor Gabriele Gien, President of the Catholic University Eichstaett-Ingolstadt looks on as Professor Georges Tamer, chairholder of the Institute for Oriental Philology and Islamic Studies at the University in Erlangen (centre) and Professor Christoph Boettigheimer, Ordinarius for the Chair of Fundamental Theology of the Catholic University Eichstaett-Ingolstadt sign a co-operation aggreement launching the KCID project (source: www.kcid.fau.eu)

Introducing the Key Concepts project

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From religious tolerance to acceptance

Jewish cemetery in Essaouira, Morocco (photo: Claudia Mende)

Moroccoʹs Jewish legacy

The Rabbi of Essaouira

Women's self-help project "Amal" in Marrakesh (photo: amalnonprofit.org)

Women's self-help project "Amal" in Morocco

The single mothers of Marrakesh

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