Muslim-Jewish Dialogue at U.S. Colleges Proves Hard to Sustain

The Israel-Palestine issue is the elephant in the room.

NEW YORK – More than 30 Duke University students – Muslim, Jewish, Christian, Hindu and Buddhist – met up at the Center for Muslim Life on the North Carolina campus last Sunday. Before adjourning to a barbecue that was both halal and kosher (with vegetarian options), they painted tiles for a gate at the new Interfaith Community Garden in the Muslim center’s yard.