Top-down Dialog

The caption of a European Jewish Press story reveals that the “The British government has revealed that it wants an inter-faith framework to bring the country’s Jews and Muslims closer together.” The first paragraph tells the context of how it was revealed:

Hazel Blears, the Labour Party chairman, told a conference of UK rabbis and imams in Manchester on Monday that the Government wanted the event – and a further conference run by Jewish and Muslim women later this week – to be the springboard for greater inter-faith cooperation between the religions.

The rest of the article presents soundbites of Blears’ speech and covers briefly the history of the interfaith issue.

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