The Judeo-Muslim Permanent Committee, convened Tuesday in Marrakech, called for associating the political action to the efforts of the clergy to promote relations between Islam and Judaism.
This meeting, meant to assess the results of the first congress of Imams and Rabbis for Peace, which took place in January in Brussels, will look into setting up action mechanisms to consolidate tolerance between religions to the benefit of peace, said the founder of the foundation “Hommes de Paroles,” Alain Michel.
Michel stressed that Morocco is a true plate-form for dialog between religions and civilizations, as was evidenced by the organization of the 1st Rabbis and Imams congress under the patronage of King Mohammed VI.
Representatives of the two religions highlighted the need to integrate the religious dimension in all forms of dialog, calling for taking measures to encourage the coming together of religions.
On January 3 through 6, the Belgian capital hosted the first congress of Imams and Rabbis for Peace under the aegis of King Mohammed VI and King Albert II of the Belgians.
The congress, held on the initiative of the Swiss foundation “Hommes de Parole” (Men of Word), had brought together a hundred imams and rabbis to discuss issues related to the co-existence of Islam and