The Jewish community of London is taking a number of steps to promote interfaith dialogue, learning, and cooperation among young people. These initiatives involve a variety of contexts and are designed to foster understanding and collaboration between different religious groups. Recently, delegates from the Jewish community of London convened to discuss the current definition of interreligious dialogue, contemporary political issues, the place of religion in society, and the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on young people. The theme chosen for the dialogue was “Diaspora: A Force for Positive Change”, emphasizing the capacity of immigrant communities from diverse backgrounds, religions, and ethnicities to live side by side in harmony.
The Council of Christians and Jews is one organization that is actively promoting interfaith dialogue in London. In addition to its university leadership program, it has a membership plan and a series of activities that may be of interest to young people. The Faith and Belief Forum also organizes programs in some schools and universities, as well as other programs and activities for young people. Religions for Peace UK has a national interfaith youth network that is working to promote understanding between different religious groups. These initiatives are helping to create a more tolerant and inclusive society in London.
By engaging young people in meaningful dialogue and providing them with opportunities to learn about different faiths, these organizations are helping to foster understanding and collaboration between different religious groups.