Muslim-Jewish Encounters in Italy during the Twinning season

Submitted by Imam Yahya Pallavicini, imam and vice president of the Islamic Religious Community of Italy (COREIS)

8 October, Brescia. Rav Borella and Shaykh  Abdal-Wahid Pallavicini share a public moment reading from Jewish  and Muslim traditional masters and answering to questions from the  audience.

27 October, Assisi. Pope Benedict XVI invited imam Yahya Pallavicini to attend the 25th anniversary of the Interreligious Meeting   and shares this event with Rav David Rosen.

30 October, Vicenza. COREIS hosts a meeting with  Rav Piattelli and Roberto Israel on Freedom of Religions with imam Isa Abd   al-Haqq Benassi.

9 November, Rome. Israel Ambassador to the Holy  See, Mordechay Lewy, invites imam Yahya Pallavicini to meet the Interfaith Council from Israel next to Rav Riccardo Disegni in the Synagogue of Rome. Imam Yahya Pallavicini gives a presentation of the FFEU twinning initiative and of the encounters COREIS has organised with the Jewish  youth in Italy and the award received from the Italian Head of State for these   activities.

Forecoming, 14-15 December, Rome. International   seminar on Sacred Space and Sharing Spaces featuring  Rav Jack Bemporad and Imam Yahya Pallavicini.

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