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Jews, Muslims stand together to fight Islamophobia
by Carli Teproff
Kindness. Peace. Acceptance.
Those are some of the words children came up when asked what they would like to see in the world.
"It's important for my daughter to see if we stand together, we can achieve peace," Bridget Nevel said at an event Wednesday night meant to challenge Islamophobia and fight against racism. "We need to stand up for everyone's rights."
Nevel and her 4-year-old daughter, Persephone, were two of about 40 people who gathered in front of the giant menorah and Christmas tree on Miami Beach's Lincoln Road as part of Network Against Islamophobia, a project of Jewish Voice for Peace and CAIR-Florida.
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