A Vatican-sponsored interfaith conference ended with disagreement over whether Jews should take part next year. A speaker delivering an address on behalf of the emir of Kuwait opened the conference in Qatar on May 27 by saying that Jewish representatives should be invited. But the mufti of Gaza and a Syrian representative disagreed, saying that dialogue with Jewish leaders is impossible before the Palestinians get a state.
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