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PsychoDad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-20-06 04:26 AM
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Jews and Muslims Seek to Bridge the Gap at Moscow Forum
Jews and Muslims Seek to Bridge the Gap at Moscow Forum

http://mosnews.com/news/2006/06/20/newcontact.shtml

Jews and Muslims pledged to fight religious intolerance at a forum held in Moscow under the aegis of the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress (EAJC) this week. Senior clerics, diplomats, scholars and theologians discussed measures to bridge the gap between the two world religions, the Lenta.Ru news website reports.

The forum entitled Islam and Judaism: the road to dialogue and cooperation, organized by the EAJC and the Council of Mufits of Russia received backing of Patokh Chodiev, chairman of the global foundation For Democracy, and entrepreneur Alijan Ibragimov.

The event was attended by a delegation of Iranian lawmakers, headed by the leader of Irans Jewish community and deputy of the Iranian parliament Morris Motamed, the EAJC said in a statement. Other attendees included chairman of the Russian Council of Muftis Ravil Gainutdin, chief rabbi of Russia Adolf Shayevich, representatives of Muslim and Jewish communities, government officials, diplomats and scholars from the former Soviet republics.

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Alexander Machkevitch cited Central Asia as an example of a region notable for peaceful co-existence of various religious confessions. He also noted that the Moscow forum has voiced support for the First Conference for Peace and Accord and the Congress of World and National Religions, held earlier at the initiative of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev.



Nice to see Jews and Muslims getting along somewhere ;P

Peace

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ayeshahaqqiqa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-20-06 09:21 PM
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1. Amin!
I think that both groups have suffered persecution by the government at one time or another there-in suffering sometimes one finds it easier to find similarities with a fellow sufferer than to get angry and point out differences.
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