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2nd Annual Imams and Rabbis Summit in the Washington DC. area

SILVER SPRING, image1MD: On November 22, 2015 a number of organizations in the Washington, D.C. area will convene a summit of Muslim and Jewish clergy and religious leaders from across the region at the Indonesian Muslim Association in America (IMAAM) Center in Silver Spring, Maryland. This will be the second annual summit of its kind in the Washington D.C. area.

The summit co-sponsored by Jewish-Islamic Dialogue Society of Washington (JIDS),the greater Washington Area Muslim – Jewish Community Relations Coouncil of Greater Washington , The World Organization for research Development  and Education , and Montgomery County  Faith Community Working Group.

“The recent establishment of the Indonesian Community’s first cultural center and mosque in Silver Spring offered a change to display the diversity of the region’s Muslim Community ,as well as dispel the myth that Muslim are inherently of Middle Eastern descent, “says Nadia Syahmalina,a Member  of the IMAAM Advisory Committe