Seminar on women in Islam, Christianity, and Judaism to take place in Córdoba

A discussion and debate on women in the three Abrahamic religions is planned to take place on Monda, February 4th, to discuss values common to the religions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Among the goals included in the seminar, is to dissuade misconceptions of women in Islam as repressed and dominated by misogyny, and to assert that while Muslim women in Spain do face difficulties, the origin of those difficulties are not organically Islamic. The chairman of the Islamic Board, Mansur Escudero stressed that the stereotypes about Muslim women have nothing to do with the basic doctrine of Islam, a religion that is consubstantial with the freedom of conscience and expression.

In search of a halal life

The Institute Halal recently participated in an information session concerning the approach to knowledge of halal (Islamically permissible) foods, explaining the halal certification model, requirements, and market value situation to Muslims in Spain. The University of Cordoba launched the initiative to bring awareness and knowledge about halal food, in addiction to the overlapping culinary culture present in other religions, such as Christianity and Judaism.