Lectures

Mimouna Interfaith Discussion & Celebration

When: Sun., April 8, 3-4:30 p.m. 2018

Congregation Beth Hamedresh-Beth Israel invites the community to an interfaith discussion on diverse communities in the Middle East and South Asia to be followed by refreshments in celebration of the festival of Mimouna commemorating how Moroccan Jews’ Muslim neighbors traditionally bring them flour so they can again bake bread when Passover ends. Speakers include Dr. Bilal Ahmed, Associate Medical Director at Highland Hospital who is from Pakistan, Sam Asher, spiritual leader of Ohel Abraham who is from Egypt, and Dr. Ahmet Celenli of the Turkish Cultural Center who is from Turkey.