More Than 1000 People Attend 'Jewish Community' Iftar Dinner in Turkey

Published June 6th, 2018 - 05:00 GMT
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Members of the Jewish Community of Turkey and the Chief Rabbi Foundation held an iftar (Muslim fast-breaking) dinner in the northwestern province of Edirne on Monday.

Around 1,100 people attended the dinner, which was held near Edirne's landmark Selimiye Mosque.

Speaking at the dinner, Edirne Governor Gunay Ozdemir called the dinner a good example of how people from different faiths can live together in peace.

Ishak Ibrahimzadeh, the president of the Jewish Community of Turkey, said this is the fourth such interfaith iftar dinner.

Ibrahimzadeh said he was happy to see that every year the people of Edirne show more interest in the special dinner.


This article has been adapted from its original source.


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