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Newsday Post May 15th 2018

From left: Rabbi Rafi Rank of Midway Jewish Center, Habeeb Ahmed and Dr. Isma Chaudhry of the Islamic Center of Long Island, Rabbi Jenn Weinstein of Congregation Simchat HaLev, Rabbi Joel Levenson of Midway Jewish Center, and Beenish Saeed of the Islamic Center at the center on Friday. Photo Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.

Long Island religious coalition hopes to help teens be tolerant

Starting with Ramadan, a mosque, synagogues and churches will launch a program celebrating holidays and cooperation.

A coalition of a mosque, three synagogues and two churches is using Ramadan, which starts Tuesday at sunset, to launch a program aimed at combating intolerance by targeting a group they feel can have a long-term impact: teenagers.

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