A statement from Rick Malec, co-chair of Murrieta/Temecula Valley Interfaith Council

Opinion section
Valley News - Opinion
Amidst the charged divisions in our community, nation and world, the members of the Interfaith Council of Murrieta and Temecula Valley stand united in our dedication to the teachings of compassion, generosity and peace-making that are central to all faith traditions. We despair at the war unfolding in Gaza and Israel and are profoundly saddened to witness such violence. While our members may not agree on all things, we remain joined in loving fellowship and a tenacious determination to come to the aid of community members facing persecution or discrimination.Our hearts break for our Muslim and Jewish brothers and sisters at this terrible moment, and we pray that our Interfaith Council may stand as a beacon of enduring friendship and love that transcends differences. We add our own voic
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