By COLlive reporter
Ramadan Kareem and Moshiach Now.
Last week, dozens of Jewish volunteers from the Chabad House in Nigeria organized and distributed a quarter of a million meals for the benefit of the most needy on the occasion of the ending of Ramadan.
The massive distribution campaign was organized by Shluchim Rabbi Yisroel and Chaya Uzan. It was used to also spread a positive message about the coming of Moshiach and the need to do acts of kindness.
Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa with a population of 200 million people, of which 100 million are Muslims.
The Israeli Embassy to Nigeria partnered with Chabad Aid in this campaign and embassy staff helped with the deliveries which were timed to coincide with the end of Ramadan when traditionally, Muslim families celebrate with large meals.
Two beautiful religions coming together
Once again, a Chabad shliach assisting non-Jews in the celebration of their faith! Replete with a photo of the shliach in their place of worship, amidst their clergy! I’m understanding of people getting along together and if necessary, participating in events together which bring the parties to a better appreciation of each other, but does it have to be in helping the other religion celebrate their holidays? Can’t they all find a neutral date to get together to socialize, if that is their goal? Couldn’t those resources have been better spent on helping our own? Like the Jewish refugees –… Read more »
Much better than participating and eating the meal with them in their place of worship. If you want to show love to other people this is how to do it!