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MAY 27, 2022

State Department Reception for Eid Al Fitr

Anila Ali represented the American Muslim & Multifaith Women’s Empowerment Council (AMMWEC) at the State Department reception of Eid Al Fitr where she met with the secretary of State Mr. Antony Blinken. The State Department brought together civic leaders, diplomats, and distinguished members of the Muslim community to celebrate Eid.

America is a country where everyone is free to practice their religion. It is so important for Muslim Americans to see government officials, recognizing Eid Al Fitr and holidays of all faith traditions.


MAY 7, 2022

AMMWEC Leads Interfaith Delegation to the UAE and Israel

On May 7th, AMMWEC leaders led an interfaith mission to the United Arab Emirates and Israel in partnership with Sharaka, a new Arab-Jewish alliance founded after the  Abraham Accords.
We met a range of leaders from different political and religious backgrounds. In Israel, we met Jews, Muslims, Christians, and Druze and leaders from different political parties and outlooks. We had the honor to meet a member of the Royal family of Sharjah and President Isaac Herzog of Israel.

For more information about our trip, you may visit our Facebook page.

APRIL 7, 2022

AMMWEC Multifaith Iftar 2022

The American Muslim & Multifaith Empowerment Council (AMMWEC), Combat Antisemitism Movement (CAM), and the Mukhayriq Initiative hosted faith leaders from all backgrounds to our annual iftar.

Iftar is the meal Muslims around the world have to break their fast during Ramadan. Ramadan is a time of peace a reflection, a time to open our hearts to people from different faiths. Watch our Muslim-Jewish Interfaith Iftar here to hear from faith leaders from different backgrounds as well as honorable members of Congress.

Click here to read about our Iftar in the press!

Watch our Iftar on Facebook and YouTube.

JANUARY 21, 2022

Muslim-Jewish Solidarity Call In Wake of the Beth Israel Synagogue Attack

AMMWEC hosted a virtual call with faith leaders throughout the United States of America to express solidarity with the Jewish community after the terrorist attack on Beth Israel Congregation in Colleyville, Texas. AMMWEC President, Anila Ali, And the entire Board consisting of Multifaith women expressed their solidarity with the Jewish community. Call participants included Mahomed Khan, Rabbi Yaakov Menken from the International Religious Freedom Roundtable, Rabbi David Lustig of the Washington Hebrew Congregation, and representatives from the Anti-defamation League of Orange County, the Jewish Collaborative of Orange County, Kesher Israel: The Georgetown Synagogue, Hadassah, DC Interfaith Council, the Nation’s Mosque, and the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America.

DECEMBER 10, 2021

Interfaith Holiday Gala

We cordially invite you to our Interfaith Holiday Gala on Friday, November 10th at 6:00 PM PST.  This holiday gala is an opportunity to recognize the accomplishments of AMMWEC and to award our community leaders for their contribution to humanity. We hope you will join our banquet and dance the night away with Funk Asia Designer HUMA ADNAN and Bollywood Singer CHARENJEET (CJ) VIRDI! Please visit our event website at WWW.AMMWEC.ORG/HOLIDAYGALA, to purchase tickets or sponsorships. No tickets will be sold at the event. Seats are limited, so make sure to reserve your seat in advance. For any questions and sponsorship inquiries, contact
We hope you will join us for this festive event!

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