Americans for Peace and Tolerance is headed by Dr. Charles Jacobs.

In 2004, together with Dr. Dennis Hale and Steven Cohen, Dr. Ahmed Mansour co-founded Citizens for Peace and Tolerance, an interfaith group of Christians, Muslims and Jews that most vocally raised concerns about the radical Islamist ties of the Islamic Society of Boston. Dr. Dennis Hale is a professor of political science at Boston College and a lay eucharistic minister in the Episcopalian Church. Dennis is a professor of political science at Boston College, where he has taught since 1978, and was Chair of the Department of Political Science for eight years. Dennis is a lector and a lay Eucharistic minister at the Grace Episcopal Church in Medford. Together with Jacobs, Hale created the Episcopal Jewish Alliance for Israel, an ecumenical group dedicated to the defense of Israel and to clarity on the conflict in the Middle East.