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Can We Find Common Ground Between Israel and Palestine?

Rabbi Donniel Hartman, an Orthodox Rabbi from Jerusalem will dialogue with Imam Abdulah Antepli, the first imam at Duke University and now the chief representative for Muslim affairs at Duke.  He also heads up the Muslim Leadership Initiative which takes American Muslim leaders to Israel/Palestine for dialogue with Israeli Jews.   This issue is one of the major problems in both international affairs and inter-religious understanding.  Finding common ground is a challenge but these two are seeking to understand and respect each other in the effort.

Thursday, September 8, 2016

7 - 9 pm

Richard M. DeVos Center, Loosemore Auditorium

Grand Valley State University

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Abdullah Antepli

Abdullah Antepli is Chief Representative of Muslim Affairs and first imam at Duke University. Antepli is the co-director of the Muslim Leadership Initiative which invites North American Muslims to engage in dialogue with the Jewish community in America and in Israel through the lens of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. 

Donniel Hartman

Donniel Hartman is President of the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem, Orthodox rabbi, and author of Putting God Second: How to Save Religion from Itself.  He has been a frequent presenter at the Kaufman Interfaith Institute’s sponsored Jewish-Christian-Muslim triennial dialogues. 

 

Events

Can We Find Common Ground Between Israel and Palestine?

Can We Find Common Ground Between Israel and Palestine?

September 8, 2016 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Kaufman Interfaith Institute and Hauenstein Center at GVSU invite you to a lecture: Rabbi Donniel Hartman, an Orthodox Rabbi from Jerusalem will dialogue with Imam Abdulah Antepli, the first...

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Doug Kindschi

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