Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Inter-religious forum urges practical grassroots ties

Ecumenical News International News Highlights
18 May 2011

Europe/Middle East forum urges practical grassroots ties

Warsaw, Poland (ENInews)--Inter-faith initiatives should focus on the
practical, non-political task of building grassroots relationships,
according to participants at an inter-religious symposium which ended on 15
May in Poland. "Such initiatives usually take place at a political level,
and consist of panels of experts speaking to passive audiences," said Yehuda
Stolov, founder and executive director of the Jerusalem-based Interfaith
Encounter Association, which promotes peace in the Middle East and sponsors
regular Palestinian-Israeli encounters. [709 words, ENI-11-0251]


ENI Online - www.eni.ch

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