Inter-religious Peacebuilding in Israel-Palestine: A Conversation with Sheikh Ghassan Manasra and Rabbi Dr. Ron Kronish.

 

Inter-religious Peacebuilding in Israel-Palestine: A Conversation with Sheikh Ghassan Manasra and Rabbi Dr. Ron Kronish

Wednesday Oct 17, 2018
6:30 pm – 8 pm
Drew University Library, Learning Center Room 28

We need to activate our responsibility as human beings of faith from all the different religions to come to be together in solidarity. We belong to the same root, and our differences arose so that we can be able to repair and to heal our world, not to create wars, and difficulties, and conflicts. ”
Sheikh Ghassan Manasra
International Executive Director, Abrahamic Reunion, 2014 Outstanding Leader in Interreligious Dialogue Award, from the Dialogue Institute of Temple University

Sheikh Ghassan Manasra is a globally recognized Interreligious Dialogue Facilitator and Expert, Fulbright Scholar, and Lecturer from Nazareth, Israel. He serves and has served on the board of numerous Israeli, American, and International peacemaking organizations, including The Middle East Civic Forum, Sulha Peace Project, Anwar Il-Salaam (Lights of Peace Center), and the World Congress of Imams and Rabbis for Peace.


Rabbi Dr. Ron Kronish

Visiting Adjunct Professor with the CRCC and Drew Theological School

Currently teaching “Interfaith Dialogue and Peace-building” (INTF 550 JT) Fall 2018

Rabbi Dr. Ron Kronish is an independent lecturer, scholar, author, blogger and interreligious consultant and activist. He is a Library Fellow at the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute. Previously, Kronish was the Founding Director of the Interreligious Coordinating Council in Israel (ICCI) and through his 25 years of service to this organization became one of the leaders in the field of Interreligious Dialogue as a form of peacebuilding in Israel and internationally.

Sponsored by the Center on Religion, Culture and Conflict