“The Other Peace Process: Interreligious Dialogue in Service of Peace in Israel”

Interreligious Dialogue in the Service of Peace in Israel

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Wednesday, October 26 at 7 p.m.  
Large Lapsley Room, Haub Executive Suite, 5th floor of McShain Hall

Rabbi Ron Kronish is the Founding Director and currently Senior Advisor of the Interreligious Coordinating Council in Israel, now the Interreligious department of Rabbis for Human Rights. An internationally acclaimed speaker and author , he has edited a book of essays on Coexistence and Reconciliation in Israel: Voices for Interreligious Dialogue (Paulist Press, 2015), he blogs for The Huffington Post and The Times of Israel and he is writing a book about Interreligious Dialogue in Israel.

Mayor Issa Jabber is a veteran educator who now serves as the mayor of the Israeli town of Abu Ghosh, just west of Jerusalem. He is a former co-chairperson for many years of the Interreligious Coordinating Council in Israel and he has lectured widely about Arab-Jewish Coexistence and Interreligious Dialogue in Israel and abroad.

Rabbi Kronish and Mayor Jabber will share their insights and experiences from the last 25 years of working together in Israel.