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Iftar Sunday 17 May 2020

We will be having our annual iftar in association with Khizra Mosque.

An iftar is the meal at the end of a day of fasting during Ramadan. Each year the Forum supports an iftar to bring Muslims, Jews, and people of other faiths and none closer together. You can read about previous iftars on the "News and past events" section of our website.

This year we are again being hosted by Khizra Mosque. Kosher food will be available for those who require it and request it in advance.

The details are below:

Where

Khizra Masjid, 425 Cheetham Hill Road, Manchester, M8 0PF. There is car parking onsite.

Date

Sunday 17 May

Time

Arrival time 7.45pm. Presentations and speeches 8.00pm. The Iftar time that date will be 9.06pm

Speakers

We are still finalising our speakers list, but presently have the following:

  • Cllr Heather Fletcher — MJF Co-Chair (Master of Ceremonies)
  • Mr Sajjad Amin — Khizra Mosque
  • Mr Russell Conn — President, Jewish Representative Council of Greater Manchester
  • Mrs Elinor Chohan MBE DL — Co-Chair, Nisa Nashim (Jewish Muslim Women's Network) South Manchester and Chair of Remembering Srebrenica North West Regional Board
  • Rabbi Robyn Ashworth-Steen — Rabbi of Manchester Reform Synagogue, Jackson's Row
  • Mr Maqsood Ahmad OBE — CEO, British Muslim Heritage Centre

Food

Asian food, including vegetarian options.
Kosher food will be provided for those who request it in advance.
Vegan food will also be provided for those who request it in advance.

Cost

The event is free to attend.

Booking

We are not open for bookings yet, but will open shortly.

Map for Khizra Mosque

Migration Stories 14 June 2020

Our event on 23 June 2019 "Migration Stories: Manchester Muslims and Jews tell their family migration stories" was so well received that we have decided to repeat it, with six more people telling their own or their families stories of migrating to the UK.

We are still finalising the details, but will have three Jewish and three Muslim speakers, who presently include:

Foundation for Ethnic Understanding

The Muslim Jewish Forum promotes the work of the Foundation for Ethnic Understanding and vice versa.

 

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