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Local children's author takes on interfaith themes with latest picture book 

September 17, 2018
Six years ago, local children’s author Jane Zalben was in line at Brooklyn’s classic Sahadi’s purchasing ingredients for Rosh Hashanah while a woman wearing a hijab stood in line next to her. Zalben marveled at the experience – how a Middle Eastern grocer could provide food specialties for two distinct religions. Her newly published picture […]

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Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom

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Thrift and Uplift - News Oklahoma

July 5, 2018
A local nonprofit started by the Muslim faith community has opened a thrift store to generate funds to help the community's neediest residents. The Surayya Anne Foundation of Oklahoma City opened the store in March at 1143 N Meridian. The store is next door to a medical clinic in a small storefront near the corner of NW 10 and Meridian Avenue. On a recent weekday, DeBorah Boneta, the organization's executive director, worked to place newly donated items on the store's shelves with the help of her daughter, Courtney Boneta, and Becky Atiyeh, the...
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