Shuls join walk with London bombing survivor

August 18, 2008
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London area synagogue members turned out in numbers for a walk from Leeds to Trafalgar Square organised by a 7/7 bombings survivor to promote interfaith understanding.

Shuls including Stanmore United, Edgware, North Western and Radlett Reform and St Albans Masorti supported the WalkTalk initiative conceived by Gill Hicks, who lost both her legs in the bombings.

Ms Hicks said the aim was to "develop relationships between individuals and groups who might not normally mix with each other". Among those she met along the way was Esther Hyman, whose sister Miriam was killed in the Tavistock Square bus bomb.

Gill Hicks with Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Ian Blair, Edgware Reform chair Linda Kann and minister Rabbi Danny Smith

    Last updated: 5:21pm, August 18 2008