In the Community

February 16, 2018

Aziza at Temple Emanuel

Executive Director, Aziza Hasan, presented at Temple Emanuel Beverly Hills. Speaking on NewGround’s Two Faiths One Prayer video, Aziza talked about the power of Muslims and Jews […]
October 18, 2017

Hilton Foundation

NewGround Executive Director, Aziza Hasan attended the 2017 Hilton Humanitarian Symposium on October 11. In a session with Deepak Chopra, he discussed transcending divide by sharing stories and connecting […]
October 18, 2017

Tackling Homelessness

The 2016-2017 MAJIC season culminated in the Y4Y Fair, or Youth for Youth, an event focused on educating the community about youth homeless and doing direct […]
October 18, 2017

Days of Compassion

NewGround tackles homelessness, joining Mayor Eric Garcetti and more than 100 religious leaders from across LA, in launching Days of Compassion – an interfaith effort to rally […]
August 10, 2017

Over 400 Muslims and Jews Gather to Break Bread

  Over 400 Muslims and Jews attended NewGround’s Community Iftar! Each year, NewGround convenes the largest gathering of Muslims and Jews in Los Angeles to break […]
April 26, 2017

Community Iftar 2017

Each year, NewGround convenes the largest gathering of Muslims and Jews in Los Angeles to break fast (Iftar) at a Jewish Temple. Join us for dinner and […]
April 7, 2017

More Courage- Show

  NewGround: A Muslim-Jewish Partnership for Change  in partnership with the Jewish Women’s Theatre cordially invite you to a new show: More Courage We all want […]
April 7, 2017

Rendezvous Film Screening and Panel

  Rendezvous: Film Screening and Panel Discussion Sponsored by HUC-JIR in partnership with reGeneration, NewGround, and Muslim Public Affairs Council. Join us for a screening of […]
April 7, 2017

Y4Y (Youth for Youth) Fair

Did you know that according to the 2016 Homeless Count there are almost 1200 unaccompanied homeless youth in the LA Metro area who don’t have a […]
June 20, 2016

LA City Hall Iftar

NewGround change-makers stand up and speak out. On June 14th, NewGround change-maker Jason Velazquez, a gay Muslim man from Florida, shared his reflections on the tragedy in Orlando and a moment […]
June 20, 2016

Change-maker Projects 2016

NewGround fellows design projects to connect with and improve their communities. Our recently graduated professional fellows have developed some amazing projects over the past 8 months. […]
June 20, 2016

NewGround Community Iftar & Fellowship Celebration 2016

The single largest gathering of Muslims and Jews held during Ramadan in Los Angeles! On June 8th, 350 Muslims and Jews came together at the historic Wilshire […]
March 8, 2016

NewGround named a top innovative organization by Slingshot!

NewGround was named one of America’s top 50 innovative Jewish organizations for the 3rd year in a row! The annual Slingshot Guide, which highlights the best […]
February 5, 2016

NewGround Around Town

  NewGround leaders inspire dialogue around Los Angeles.  NewGround Executive Director Aziza Hasan spoke on the future of Islam in Southern California along with retired Councilman […]
February 5, 2016

NewGround on BuzzFeed and CCF

“A priest, a rabbi, and an imam get together…” With over 1,000,000+ views, check out the latest BuzzFeed video featuring NewGround Board member Rabbi Susan Goldberg; MAJIC Advisory Board […]