Why isn’t Salaam Shalom issuing statements in the media with regard to actions in the Middle-East?

Why isn’t Salaam Shalom issuing statements in the media with regard to actions in the Middle-East? Salaam Shalom aims to build bridges between British Muslims and Jews. Actions in the middle-east impact on tensions between these communities in the UK. Our Mediation sessions have been designed to enable dialogue on …

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Women and Power: The role we play in bringing about positive social change

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  Women & Power: The Role We Play in Bringing about Social Change In October 2012, Salaam Shalom welcomed to Bristol two speakers from the Middle East, Malaka Samara from Palestine and Leeba Gilad from Israel. Both speakers represented OneVoice, an international grassroots movement that aims to ‘amplify the voice …

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Podcast 9: Gaza and Vision

As the latest conflict in Gaza fades from the headlines, we focus on the issue of what lies ahead when the guns fall silent and the reporters go home: is there still a real vision for a peace beyond the destruction?

In this podcast, our team of Muslim and Jewish presenters are joined by contributors from around the world. They include:
– Ben Keene, setting up a Palestinian and Israeli peacebuilding audio recording project, (7m20s in)
CEJI Director Robin Sclafani on European Jewish-Muslim dialogue and their vision for peace (46m30s in).
– Len and Elias from the Jewish-Palestinian Living Room Dialogues initiative in the USA, (55m55s in)
Gershon Gan, former Israeli ambassador to Zimbabwe (1h,1m 45s in)

The programme also includes a deeply moving discussion between Salaam Shalom presenters and friends Javed and Tal (33m40s in). Presenter Danyel also provides an eyewitness account of local political activism sparked by the Gaza conflict, (17m30s in). It closes at 1h14m50s with a special look at Gaza by the “Kickin’ It Back” team.

We also feature the music of Yusuf Islam, David Broza and Said Murad, Hdag Nagash and other artists promoting the message of peace.

DISCLAIMER: Please note that segments of this programme were recorded before the most recent ceasefire.