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  12/18/2012, Tevet 5, 5773

"Global Call to Prayer" to Synchronize in Jerusalem


They don't care what religion you are, where you are located or what language you speak. They just want you to pray this Friday at one in the afternoon. The "Global Call to Prayer" is organizing a joint prayer service to be synchronized at exactly 1:00 PM Israel time on Friday December 21st. The organizers of the event will be located in Jerusalem where they will stream video of the prayer services live over the internet. The "Harmony in the Holy Land" will begin at Jaffa Gate in the Old City of Jerusalem with a particiapatory music concert. According to publicity material, "Harmony in the Holy Land is ... synchronizing thousands of prayer, meditation and music events worldwide. It will feature Christian, Jewish, Muslim and Druze spiritual leaders and musicians from the Abrahamic faiths offering prayers, inspirational messages and sacred music, live from Jerusalem."

Assistant Director Jeremy Pesach Stadlin, who is one of the representatives of the Jewish faith, stated,  "we're very humbled to be part of bringing this inspirational message of healing from Jerusalem to the world."