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Group of Jewish, Muslim women travel to Montgomery and help build house

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MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -

A group of Jewish and Muslim women are traveling to Montgomery to promote understanding between members of those two religions and while they're here they plan to help Montgomery's Habitat for Humanity build a house at 103 Brookview Court.

50 members of the Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom are coming to Montgomery on a Civil Rights and social justice journey, but wanted to give something to the community while they're here.

"As we were thinking about our trip, we have an annual trip every year, it's very apparent to us that hate surrounds us. It's increasing. Especially toward Muslim and the Jewish communities in North America. And if our goal is to peacefully rise up against hate, who better to learn how to do that from than the Civil Rights leaders in America," said SOSS Co-Founder Sheryl Olitzky.

A film crew is also producing a documentary about the group's efforts.

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