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Religious dinner highlights bonds between Islam, Christianity and Judaism

Speakers from Islam, Judaism and Christianity will be featured at the annual Abrahamic Traditions Dinner in St. Paul on May 29.

It’s sponsored by the Niagara Foundation of Minnesota, which says it’s a time when “religious leaders, government officials, university professors, and community members, come together to engage in dialogue and honor the importance of religious diversity and inter-religious cooperation.”

The theme is “Neighbors and Neighborhood.”

The free dinner is 6:30 p.m., May 29, at the North Star Ballroom, 2017 Buford Av., St. Paul. There’s an online RSVP form.

Scheduled speakers are:

  • Rev. Dean Seal, Augsburg College
  • Edward Rapoport, Jewish Community Relations Council
  • Imam Dr. Hamdy El-Sawaf, Islamic Community Center of Minnesota

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