Civic Engagement

Interfaith Dialogue

Khurrum has been a prominent voice in promoting interfaith relations through dialogue and understanding between communities. He took time to learn about Judaism and the Jewish Community, both in the United States and while in Israel, and has introduced many Jewish leaders to Islam and the Muslim community.  Khurrum has been an advocate for the human rights of all people, including Palestinians, and has worked to be a dialogue partner for Jewish Americans who seek to understand more about Muslims.  Khurrum has played the role of a resource on civil rights and national security law to various organizations including the Anti-Defamation League.  As the national chair of Emgage he is also involved with the national Muslim Jewish Advisory Council, MJAC which is a vehicle create by the AJC and ISNA. 

Khurrum has spoken at synagogues, churches, and other venues regarding the broad Muslim identity, national security, and common values. 

Rabbi David Steinhardt, Rev. Andrew Sherman, Khurrum Wahid, Bassem Alhalabi at St. Gregory’s Episcopal Church