Voice Of Israel’s Molly Livingstone is joined by two Jerusalemites, a Jew and a Muslim, to hear about their grassroots efforts at coexistence through religion.She is joined by Eliyahu McLean, director of Jerusalem Peacemakers, and Raed, coordinator for Abrahamic Reunion, a group of religious and lay leaders representing Judaism, Christianity, Islam and Druze. They discuss their successful event to jointly break the Muslim fast of Ramadan and Jewish fast of the 17th of Tammuz together. This involved celebrating, praying, learning and eating together. They expound on their growing movement for peace in the Holy Land among all denominations.
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Can Jewish and Muslim narratives co-exist? Eliyahu McLean is the founder of Jerusalem Peacemakers and the Abrahamic Reunion, which both focus on nurturing coexistence in the Holy Land. McLean joins VOI’s Yishai Fleisher in-studio to share how his multi-cultural outlook helps him merge Jewish and Muslim narratives, which are seemingly on a collision course.