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CAIR-CA: Muslims, Jews Build Bridges of Understanding

CAIR-CA: MUSLIMS, JEWS BUILD BRIDGES OF UNDERSTANDING

(SAN DIEGO, CA, 5/30/07) – CAIR-San Diego Public Relations Director Edgar Hopida joined members of Congregation Beth El and representatives of the San Diego Muslim community for a dinner last night focusing on positive dialogue between Jewish and Muslim groups. Last night’s dinner was the fourth such meeting between the groups.

Topics discussed included similarities between medieval Jewish and Muslim cultural music, the Hajj (hadj) pilgrimage to Makkah and the Jewish pilgrimage to Jerusalem’s Western Wall.

CONTACT: CAIR-San Diego Public Relations Director Edgar Hopida, Tel: 619-913-0719; Email: ehopida@cair.com

 

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