Hosting Future Maldivian Leaders

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In March 2012, Salaam Shalom were chosen and engaged in a Foreign Commonwealth Office and Young Muslim Advisory Group project, where we hosted an international exchange of future Maldivian leaders. Press Play to listen to highlights from our discussions! Disclaimer: The views expressed within all media are that of individuals …

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Discover Me Photos!

DISCOVERME

Thank you so much to everyone who came to Discover Me! Many Thanks to M-Shed for supporting this event. Special thanks to Naif Pierre [M-Shed], Abdul Jamal, YAKEEN, Maz Shar, Vernon Harwood [BBC], Rob Hurford, Ruben Kostucki, Jony Levin, Ruth Hennel, Nawaaz Hussain, Shamil Ahmed, Frank Thomas, Kamola Zakirova & …

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Podcast 17: Faith and Sexuality

Presented by volunteer presenters: Tal, Lisa, Javid and Edson.

(Lisa Saffron writes…)

“True to our mission, Radio Salaam Shalom brings Jews and Muslims together to celebrate, debate and share issues that shape our daily lives.

“One of the questions we use to start a dialogue is “What are you most proud of about being Jewish or Muslim?” For me the answer is clear – I’m most proud of my Jewish community’s acceptance of my lesbian sexuality.

“Now sexuality is a topic we’ve never covered in our 3 years of broadcasting so I wasn’t sure what kind of dialogue we’d have if I mentioned the L word. Four people representing the 3 Abrahamic faiths gathered in the Salaam Shalom studio to listen to Rabbi Elizabeth Tikvah Sarah (Brighton & Hove Liberal Synagogue) and to take part in a stimulating and lively dialogue”.