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Delegation of Jewish leaders in the UAE

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As a member of the World Jewish Congress (WJC) program, WJC Jewish Diplomatic Corps, I had the opportunity to be part of the delegation made up of 40 members from more than 20 different countries that traveled to the United Arab Emirates during the month of November.

Our mission was clear: to understand the reception and vision of the Emiratis after the signing of the Abrahamic agreements and to look for ways to collaborate to nurture the communication and exchange routes between both countries.

The program was carefully designed by the UAE embassy in Washington D.C. and they organized meetings at the highest level with political leaders, businessmen and members of civil society. We really wanted to immerse ourselves in the social ecosystem and understand from the heart of its government, its vision of what the future of the region will be.

Inside beautiful Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. (courtesy)

We were surprised to hear the magnificent project of The Abrahamic House, which is under construction and aims to house a synagogue, a mosque and a church in the same complex. This initiative is as part of the........

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