Overlapping holidays prompt Jerusalem activists to work on overcoming divisions

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Three women, including Elana Rozenman, Abrahamic Reunion co-founder and founder of TRUST-Emun, center, hold hands during the interfaith peace walk between the eastern and western parts of Jerusalem on Sept. 21, 2015 after an interfaith group gathering between Jews and Muslims. Photo courtesy of The Abrahamic Reunion

Three women, including Elana Rozenman, Abrahamic Reunion co-founder and founder of TRUST-Emun, center, hold hands during the interfaith peace walk between the eastern and western parts of Jerusalem on Sept. 21, 2015 after an interfaith group gathering between Jews and Muslims. Photo courtesy of The Abrahamic Reunion

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JERUSALEM (RNS) Putting aside bitterness and engaging in coexistence work, a group of Jews, Christians and Muslims gathered to better understand Yom Kippur and Eid al-Adha, which coincide this week.