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Offsite Event: Understanding Muslim Neighbors
Part 1: Sunday, November 17, 9:30am-5:30pm
Parts 2 & 3: Sunday, December 8, 9:30am-5:30pm
Part 1 will be held at Temple Emanu-El, 1010 University Ave., San Jose, and Part 2 will be held at Congregation Shir Hadash, 20 Cherry Blossom Lane, Los Gatos.
An intensive, in-depth seminar for the Jewish community to build bridges of understanding and respect with Muslims. In two full days with a world-class scholar on Islam, this seminar navigates through a maze of conflicting information and stereotypes to equip Jews with the knowledge and tools to better understand and collaborate with Muslims in tikkun olam (repairing the world).
The instructor is Rabbi Reuven Firestone, the Regenstein Professor in Medieval Judaism and Islam at Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion and Affiliate Professor of Religion at the University of Southern California.
Fee is $60 (or $50 if you sign up before November 11) includes lunch and materials.
Register at umn2019.eventbrite.com
For more information, contact CJLL@apjcc.org.
This event is held in collaboration with Abrahamic Alliance International, Temple Emanu-El, Congregation Shir Hadash, and Congregation Sinai.
The APJCC is proud to be a part of the Initiative on Jewish Peoplehood, co-funded by the Koret Foundation and the Taube Foundation for Jewish Life & Culture, and supported further by the Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley and other generous supporters.