When the European Jewish Association (EJA) meets this afternoon in Brussels to remember the victims of the shootings in Copenhagen last month, a young Danish Muslim will be in attendance.

Niddal El-Jabri – one of the organisers of the ring of peace initiative around the synagogue in Krystalgade in Copenhagen – will be honoured with a special prize by the EJA for his efforts in uniting Jews and Muslims in the aftermath of the shootings.

"We give this prize to Niddal El-Jabri in recognition of his efforts to promote tolerance and equality across communities," Menachem Margolin, a rabbi from the EJA, told DR Nyheder.

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