Tagged Muslim-Jewish peacewalk

Tucsonans pray and fast for peace in Mideast at multi-faith events

Tearing cloth on erev Tisha b'Av to express grief over deaths in Gaza (L-R): Abby Okrent, Georgia Conroy (face obscured), Joyce Smith, Beth Lowry, Deborah Mayaan, John Heid

Tucsonans held small interfaith gatherings to pray for peace in the Middle East on July 14 and Aug. 4. On Aug. 4, the evening of Tisha b’Av, 13 people from Jewish, Islamic, Christian, Baha’i, and Buddhist faiths gathered in my living room for an event  Abby Okrent helped me… Read more »

PeaceWalk Tucson plans annual event

The 9th Annual Muslim-Jewish PeaceWalk will be held Sunday, Nov. 11. There will be a gathering outside the Islamic Center of Tucson, 901 1st Street (at Tyndall) at 1:15 p.m., with a welcoming ceremony at 1:45 p.m. The walk will begin at 2:15 p.m., with a stop at Catalina… Read more »