Dialogues bring Muslims and Jews together

Several dozen Muslim and Jewish women came together in a Manhattan synagogue on Nov. 14 to discuss the role of women in their religious traditions. From the food on the table — hummus and flatbread — to the integrated small-group dialogues, the evening focused on how much Jewish and Muslim women have in common. The gathering was part of the Foundation for Ethnic Understanding’s “twinning” project, bringing together Muslim and Jewish congregations.

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