Stretching Identity: A Conversation with Gabriel Meyer

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“The first time I met a Palestinian Sufi Sheikh, I went to his house. The person who introduced me, my friend, he said, Listen, this is the third Israeli he meets, so be careful. You know, go slowly. So I sat; we were all very formal, Salaam. We sat down, it was very serious, and all of a sudden, I just took out my drum and starting singing, Allahu, Allahu, Allahu. His son came out from the kitchen with food. He got up and hugged us and said, You’re staying the night. In this interview, Gabriel Meyer shares some remarkable stories of breaking through barriers of distrust and enmity.

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