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“He speaks with the earnestness of a politician and the equanimity of a yogi as he continues. “They say, once we drop religion, then we can work together. The approach with my friends and I is that because we’re religious, because we believe in one God, that’s what brings us together.” I note the half-painted walls around us, and the thought crosses my mind that Caplan’s humble surroundings are no match for his exalted purpose. “The point is to transcend the religious divide through music,” he says. His speech quickens as he grows more impassioned. “I don’t have much to say to a Muslim, but through music we can exchange a lot of ideas, communicate outside of our traditions, but still reinforce each other’s beliefs.” Why the name? “Naqshon was the first to jump into the Sea of Reeds. He was the first to take a leap, to take a chance,” he explains. “That what’s we’re doing. Taking a chance with this whole ‘God unites us’ thing.”
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