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Closing the Gap, Peace Symposium

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The Shirazi Foundation attended an event hosted by the Holy Land Peace Fellowship Foundation titled Closing the Gap, Peace Symposium. Experts  focused on the coexistence of the three Abrahamic faiths and brought together members of different organizations from faith leaders to civil society. Experts suggested looking into various ways to properly use each religion to promote peace and to counter acts of bigotry and extremism in society. An expert presented an initiative that engages the youth through leadership training which is aimed to give students access to a variety of academics and professional resources (mentorships, internships, webinar, and conferences. Faith leader also spoke on points of reconciliation between faiths and how to achieve peace through respecting others as members of humanity.