Jews and Muslims gather around the world for a ‘Weekend of Twinning’

Some 125 meetings set to take place at 250 Jewish and Muslim institutions in 26 countries.

By Shlomo Shamir Tags: Jews and Muslims

Thousands of Jews and Muslims across North America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa will participate in joint Jewish-Muslim events this weekend, as part of the “Weekend of Twinning” project.

The project began four years ago with a modest and limited scope at interreligious events that took place in synagogues and mosques in a few American cities.

Rabbi, Imam Prominent Imams and Rabbis join together to speak out against anti-Semitism and Islamophobia, Nov. 17, 2011.
Photo by: Charles Wiesehahn

This year, the project has expanded to become a global event, with 125 meetings taking place at 250 Jewish and Muslim institutions, including synagogues and mosques, in 26 countries.


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