mepeace.org

LiveEncounters, the online magazine of Village Earth, has just published my article on the practice of Sufism by Jews and Muslims in Israel. Visit the page here: http://liveencounters.net/

This is based on my research in Israel.

“Derekh Avraham/Tariqat Ibrahimiyya, meaning ‘The Path of Abraham’ in Hebrew and Arabic respectively, was founded in the year 2000 by a few Jewish academics, a Rabbi, and a Muslim Sufi from Nazareth. They were inspired by the commonalities they discovered between Hasidic Judaism and Sufism. The Qadiriyya Sufis of Nazareth were involved in this initiative from its founding. In lessons on the Hasidim attended by some of the founders of Derekh Avraham, Sufi stories were used as a comparative example. They were struck by the similarities between the two traditions and when a fellow academic, a Sufi from Nazareth, mentioned his Shaykh, the Jewish participants were enthusiastic to know more and an invitation was extended to them to visit the zawiyya. The members of Derekh Avraham attend the dhikr in Nazareth when possible and have regular study meetings and occasional events that are open to all.”


You can read the full article here: http://issuu.com/liveencounters/docs/live_encounters_magazine_june_...

Views: 170

Comment

You need to be a member of mepeace.org to add comments!

Join mepeace.org

Translate mepeace.org

Latest Activity

Christopher Stewart posted a blog post
5 hours ago
Datastat Research Center posted events
Saturday
Datastat Research Center posted events
Jan 9
Datastat Research Center joined a group
Thumbnail

Peace NGO Forum

network of Palestinian and Israeli NGOs working towards peaceful relations. As strength is found in…See More
Jan 9
Eyal Raviv posted a discussion

Uri Avnery: Why I am Angry

Uri Avnery's Column (Reprinted on mepeace.org with the express permission of Uri Avnery) ​Why I am…See More
Jan 6
Dr. Nabeel Awaad shared Eva's video on Facebook
Jan 5
David Graycat posted discussions
Jan 3
David Graycat posted a discussion

I am sorry but this is totally gay in the bad way. How can we have peace with Netanyahu in charge?

Bibi is just some guy who thinks is such a victim while he orders out strikes on brown people’s…See More
Jan 2

Search mepeace.org

"Like" us on Facebook

Promote MEPEACE online

Badge

Loading…

© 2018   Created by Eyal Raviv. Supported by One Region, One Future.   ..

Feedback | Report an Issue  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service