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From the JTA Telegraph
Let them eat (halal/kosher) cake!
It didn't take long to book the 60 places available for the event, which included a Kosher meal, said Milati, a Muslim. “I've had to turn people away.”...
The violence represents perhaps the biggest challenge to date for Milati's Jewish-Muslim women's group, Peace Builders. The organization of some 500 women was founded in 2002 by French Jewish journalist Annie-Paule Derczansky after she covered a story on Israeli-Palestinian women's associations.
“What I realized was that women could still construct something together when it came to artistic and cultural things," said Derczansky. "It was on that basis that I told myself that I had to disconnect women in
Derczansky, who believes it's a mother's duty to instill a sense of tolerance in her children, began organizing debates over common heritage - many Jews and Muslims in
The women in the group also visit mosques and synagogues, learning about each others' faiths. More recently, they began meeting once a month in a suburban