Call for Justice in Queens Killing

Dear Friends, Religious leader Imam Maulama Akonjee and his associate, Thara Uddin, prayed together at the Al-Furqan Jame Mosque in Queens before walking outside into the sunlight. Minutes later, they were executed, leaving a community, and a nation, in fear, anger and mourning. We can’t begin to imagine how a person becomes a cold-blooded killer, […]

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Tanenbaum mourns the loss of friend & leader, Arthur Hoffman

Tanenbaum mourns the loss on August 9th, 2016 of a great philanthropic leader, a man of who exemplified integrity and a commitment to social justice, and our true friend, Arthur Hoffman. Arthur was not only a gift to The Leir Charitable Foundations, but also a gift to so many people and organizations seeking to make […]

Tanenbaum Peacemakers in Action Speak at United Nations

Leading grassroots peacebuilders and Tanenbaum Peacemakers in Action, from six of the world’s conflict zones, made a celebrated appearance at the United Nations on Wednesday, July 13, 2016. The event, “Turning the Tide: Engaging Religiously-Motivated Peacebuilders in Conflict Zones,” addressed two topics: alternative approaches to combating extremism and ways that grassroots peacemakers build relationships and […]

Tanenbaum’s Peacemakers in Action featured on WNYC’s The Brian Lehrer Show

On Wednesday July 13, award winning radio talk show host, Brian Lehrer, seized the opportunity to interview two Tanenbaum Peacemakers in Action, Pastor James Wuye of Nigeria and Friar Ivo Markovic of Bosnia-Herzegovina. (Click here to listen to the show) Known for thoughtful, candid and sometimes difficult conversations, Brian Lehrer’s daily radio talk show on […]