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First Coast Connect with Melissa Ross

The 'God Squad' Previews Public Symposium On Religious Violence

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Killing in the name of God — that’s the topic of a special event tonight in Jacksonville featuring First Coast Connect's very own God Squad.

WJCT's Melissa Ross be moderating the discussion on the rise of religious fundamentalism around the world and the dangers of extremism. 

The First Coast Connect God Squad, Rabbi Joshua Leif of Congregation Ahavath Chesed, Dr. Kyle Reese of Hendricks Avenue Baptist Church, Father Nick Louh of St. John the Divine Greek Orthodox Church, and Dr. Parvez Ahmed of the Islamic Center of Northeast Florida joined Melissa for a preview of the symposium and to hear your take on killing in the name of God.

You can get more info on tonight's event at the Jewish Community Alliance's website,

You can follow Melissa on Twitter @MelissainJax.