Faith Leader Discussion: Interfaith Partnerships and Emerging Muslim-Jewish Alliances

April 9th,2017 ICNY Latest News

What new opportunities for interfaith dialogue and collaboration have emerged since the presidential election, as faith leaders mobilize around the rising tide of religious bigotry? We will begin with a discussion of emerging Muslim-Jewish alliances, then broaden the lens to consider other interfaith partnerships. Moderated by ICNY Director of Programs Dr. Henry Goldschmidt. Speakers are:

Rabbi Bob Kaplan, Director of the Center for Community Leadership, Jewish Community Relations Council of New York

Cheikh Ahmed Mbareck, Executive Director, Majlis Ashura – Islamic Leadership Council of New York

From the 33rd Rabbi Marshall T. Meyer Retreat for Social Justice: “Hospitality in a Time of Hate: Religious Leadership for an Inclusive City under the Trump Administration” held in New York City on April 5, 2017.

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