Refugees and Religion Faith-Based Perspectives

A Jewish – Muslim Conversation

Monday April 25      |  6:15 – 9 pm   |  Jacksonville Jewish Center

A program of interfaith dialogue & friendship followed by an Iftar Dinner during the month of Ramadan.


Jewish, Muslim, and interfaith communities joined together for a study program and festive meal to welcome various Jewish holidays, rituals and traditions and simultaneously serve Iftar, the traditional meal eaten by Muslims to end their daily fast during Ramadan. Each of the faith communities will hold their respective afternoon/evening services consecutively with an opportunity to attend the worship of the other.

6:30 pm – Minhah and Ma’ariv Services

7:00 pm – Introduction and Learning Session

7:50 pm – Explanation of Maghrib (Muslim evening call to prayer)

8:00 pm — Sundown (Daily Ramadan Fast Ends): Maghrib

8:15 pm – Dinner