/R E P E A T -- Canada's largest Jewish and Muslim community organizations are joining together in a groundbreaking partnership/



    OTTAWA, Oct. 24 /CNW Telbec/ - The Jewish-Somali Project will engage the
resources of the Jewish community to provide mentorship to Canadian Somali
professionals, as one in a series of collaborative ventures, under the
auspices of the Canadian International Peace Project.

    The Somali-Jewish Friendship Scholarship Fund will also be announced.

    This large-scale initiative presents a new paradigm for the forging of
substantive relationships between members of Canada's diverse communities, and
will serve as a model for future projects and partnerships.

    
    Panelists:

    Mark Persaud:    President, Canadian International Peace Project
    Ahmed Hussen:    President, Canadian Somali Congress
    Bernie Farber:   CEO, Canadian Jewish Congress
    Howard English:  VP, Corporate Communications, United Jewish
                     Appeal of Greater Toronto

    Date:            Tuesday, October 28th 2008
    Time:            10:00 a.m. - Panel Discussion
                     10:30 a.m. - Question Session

    Location:        Kipling Collegiate Institute
                     380 The Westway
                     416.394.7930
    




For further information:

For further information: Raffaella Tardioli, (416) 384-0123 x 2003,
Raffaella.Tardioli@canadianipp.org

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