A group of Muslims and Jews gathered in Los Gatos on April 3rd 2016 for the second annual Muslim-Jewish Halaqa-Seder: A Celebration of the Exodus Story (see program here). After dramatic reenactments of scenes from the Exodus story, members of each faith discussed the different narratives at their tables as well as their sacred text’s commonalities and differences. The discussions were so engrossing that people had a hard time ending their conversations, which continued through the halal/kosher dinner. The event concluded with an open mic session where participants voiced their appreciation for the event and their desire to learn more about each other’s tradition.

Watch video highlights from the April 3 event.