Mosaic Liberal Synagogue and the Wembley Central Mosque jointly welcomed the Mayor of Deir Alla in Jordan, Khalifeh Ad-Dayyat, on his first visit to the UK.
The shared activities included discussions held at the Shabbat morning service held on 17th September and at the Wembley Central Masjid on the following evening. There was also a productive meeting with the Mayor of Brent, Parvez Ahmed, at Brent Civic Centre.
The emphasis at all events was the building of bridges between communities and cultures to create an atmosphere of inclusion, respect, and peace. While in London, Mayor ad-Dayyat also visited Parliament and water treatment facilities. The cooperative efforts of EcoPeace-Middle East to obtain water-justice and cross-border cooperation in the region were also strongly acknowledged
Mayor ad-Dayyat was hosted by Rabbi Frank Dabba Smith and his family at their home.