Amid conflict, Jews and Muslims in U.S. seek solidarity

Amid conflict, Jews and Muslims in U.S. seek solidarity

Members of the Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom group listen to guide Joanne Bland, foreground, at the Brown Chapel during the “Journeys for the Soul” civil rights historical tour through Selma, Ala., on April, 24. Seeking new insights into combating bigotry, several dozen members of the group traveled to Georgia, Alabama and Tennessee, visiting sites commemorating the civil rights movement.

Amid conflict, Jews and Muslims in U.S. seek solidarity

Members of the Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom group listen to guide Joanne Bland, foreground, at the Brown Chapel during the “Journeys for the Soul” civil rights historical tour through Selma, Ala., on April, 24. Seeking new insights into combating bigotry, several dozen members of the group traveled to Georgia, Alabama and Tennessee, visiting sites commemorating the civil rights movement.

Amid conflict, Jews and Muslims in U.S. seek solidarity

Members of the Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom group walk across the historic Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., on April, 24. The Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom brings together Jewish and Muslim women interested in learning about one another.

Amid conflict, Jews and Muslims in U.S. seek solidarity

Heba Maksoud, center, of New Jersey, and Dr. Ken Sonnenschein talk with guide Joanne Bland outside the Brown Chapel during the “Journeys for the Soul” civil rights historical tour through Selma, Ala.
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