Beating the terrorists

The horrific attack on the Jerusalem synagogue earlier this week has raised fears of a new escalation in the Israel and Palestinian conflict.

Religious leaders in the UK have at least remained calm and a joint letter from the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Chief Rabbi and Shaykh Ibrahim Mogra demonstrates how communities in the UK can stay united despite the troubling conflict.

At a time when politicians choose to use the attack as an excuse to bash either side, the letter in The Times says:  ‘We appeal to the believers of all traditions to denounce such attacks wherever in our world they take place and to call for an end to religiously motivated violence.’

You can view the full letter here

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/opinion/letters/article4273638.ece

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