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An Iftar at Temple Emanu-El


On July 15, 2015, Temple Emanu-El hosted its very first Iftar —
a Ramadan celebration dinner — organized and sponsored by the
NYC Muslim-Jewish Solidarity Committee.




Approximately 200 Muslims and Jews came together to break the Ramadan fast, celebrate our religious traditions, and learn about the issues facing our communities. “We were honored to host the Iftar to support our friends in the American-Muslim community,” said Rabbi Allison Tick, who greeted our guests and helped coordinate efforts at Emanu-El. “Jews and Muslims are linked by shared values and traditions, and we have a responsibility to foster connection and understanding.”

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