"Feel at home," Imam Abdur-Rahim Ali told his 50 or so guests. "This is a wonderful thing."
The newly formed crew immediately settled into their sandwich production and happy chatter. They didn't discuss the violence, tension and deaths in Israel and Gaza.
"We're not here to talk about that. We're here to build relationships that will let us talk about things like that," said Rabbi Stephen Booth-Nadav of Wisdom House Denver, a center for multifaith engagement.
"I don't think God wants us to be killing each other," he said. "I think he wants us to be feeding each other."
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