When Moroccan Simo El Aissaoui arrived as an immigrant in the US eight years ago, he was surprised to find a divide between Muslims and Jews. In his country, Muslims and Jews enjoyed a long harmonious history together and he wanted to show Americans that it could be that way here too. El Aissaoui partnered with an advocate for NYC’s Jewish community and began to bring together Moroccan Muslims and American Jews in a social club in NYC.


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