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Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom

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The Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom was founded 5 years ago by Jewish and Muslim women seeking peace together. Their membership has risen since the last presidential election as they perceive how Jewish and Muslim communities are vulnerable and at risk. This article is worth reading. I will be posting more about this group and similar ones in Europe. They say:

Another reason that the Sisterhood has been successful is that we attempt to go beyond the cursory “Abrahamic family” conversations that are so typical of interfaith efforts. Instead of convening a one-time panel discussion between a rabbi and an imam or just getting together to talk about our commonalities over a plate of shared hummus, the Sisterhood provides a space for women to be vulnerable and to learn about one another’s real challenges and concerns.

Read more: http://forward.com/opinion/355290/how-do-you-build-a-strong-muslim-jewish-alliance-for-the-trump-era/

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2 Comments

  1. Dear Sisterhood of Shalom-Salaam
    The President of Children of Peace is very impressed by your organisation & is extremely supportive of women’s empowerment in the peace process. He would like you to contact us. We are the single, largest peace network in the MENA with 240 affiliates in Bahrain, Gaza, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Oman, Turkey, West Bank + N America & Europe.
    Please contact me at address provided.
    Thank you.
    Arabella
    Asst to President
    Children of Peace

  2. Dear Arabella, this is an article I shared as I am researching groups like this one. If you want to contact the Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom directly I suggest you go to their website at: https://sosspeace.org/
    You can contact them on their ‘contact’ page. I’m glad you are impressed by their organization – me too.

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