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UAE's Abrahamic House widens space for Jewish community across Gulf

Consisting of a mosque, a synagogue and a church side by side, the concept is a monumental step forward for the Gulf state as well as its multireligious community.
A man walks outside the Imam al-Tayeb Mosque during a media tour at the Abrahamic Family House in Abu Dhabi on February 21, 2023. - The United Arab Emirates has opened a centre housing a mosque, church and the country's first official synagogue with the aim of promoting interfaith coexistence in the Muslim nation. (Photo by RYAN LIM/AFP via Getty Images)

ABU DHABI — The United Arab Emirates (UAE) witnessed last Thursday the inauguration of the Abrahamic Family House in Abu Dhabi, which according to Emirati officials aims to celebrate the country’s multicultural  and religious diversity

The multi-faith place of worship, which includes a church, mosque and synagogue, will officially welcome visitors next Wednesday.

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