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Wednesday, June 17, 2015

London - The Somalis who mark Ramadan - in a synagogue

(Medeshi)- When Ramadan gets under way this week, a group of Muslims in north London will gather for prayers not in a mosque, but a synagogue.


 When Ramadan gets under way this week, a group of Muslims in north London will gather for prayers not in a mosque, but a synagogue.

In a tale of interfaith tolerance for our times, the Finchley Reform Synagogue has been hosting local Bravanese people – members of an Islamic community from south-east Somalia – since their nearby community centre was burned down in an arson attack two years ago.
Read more at the Guardian