Marc Schneier

Muslim Leaders Join Parents Of Slain Israeli Soldiers In Appeal To Hamas

Group of 10 prominent politicians and Muslim leaders sign letter asking for return of bodies of Hadar Goldin and Oron Shaul.

10/02/2016 - 11:46
Staff Writer

The parents of slain Israeli soldier Hadar Goldin appealed to the international community at the United Nations last week to pressure Hamas to release their son’s body more than two years after he was killed in the Gaza war in 2014. A group of 10 Muslim-American leaders responded with a letter to Hamas leader Khalid Meshal asking him to fulfill their wishes.

Simcha and Leah Goldin have embarked on a ceaseless campaign to retrieve the body of their son, Hadar, from Gaza. JTA

Muslim Leaders To Join Austrian Jews At Kristallnacht Event

11/04/2013 - 19:00
Staff Writer

As it commemorates the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht, the state-sponsored attacks against German Jews and their property, the Austrian Jewish community will for the first time observe the event with the leadership of the country’s Muslim community.

Rabbi Marc Schneier, spiritual leader of The Hampton Synagogue who was invited to attend the event with Imam Shamsi Ali of Manhattan, praised the Austrian Jewish community for “setting an example for all Europe by reaching out to its Muslim neighbors.”

The Shul Jinx?

I think I may have the opposite problem of Rabbi Marc Schneier, the prominent Orthodox spiritual leader who has been divorced four times — and is facing ethics charges from the Rabbinical Council of America.

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