29 May Christians, Jews, and Muslims gather in Casablanca for an Interreligious Iftar
May 23rd, 2018 — 9thday of Ramadan, 1439. For a third consecutive year, the Marocains Pluriels Association (Moroccans for Pluralism) have organized an important cultural and interreligious event during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
Iftaris the term used for the communal breaking of fast at sunset, and various personalities connected to Moroccan cultural life joined representatives of the three Abrahamic religions in this interreligious meal. The event also included prayer and exchanges, led by Iman Sheikh Omar of Casablanca, the Chief Rabbi of Casablanca Rabb Joseph Israel, and the Franciscan Custos Br. Manuel Corullón.