Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Muslim, Jewish women connect during Ramadan

Jewish and Muslim women gather to break the Ramadan fast.
As women lingered and laughed over what had been the appetizer table but was now filled with desserts, Amalie Frankel knew she was part of something special.

"How many other Jewish and Muslim women are getting together during Ramadan?" the Rochester woman wondered aloud on Tuesday night. "I feel this is special."

For the past year and a half, a group of 20 or so women have met every other month for what they call the Muslim-Jewish Dialogue. Half are from the Rochester Muslim Community Circle and half are from the B'nai Israel Synagogue. -- Christina Killion Valdez, The Post-Bulletin, Rochester MN

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