Religion, Peace, and Conflict: A Discussion on Palestine and Israel
Location: 1430 W Leland Ave
Date: Thursday, April 25th
Time: 7:00 potluck dinner. 7:30- 9ish discussion and experience share.
Please join us to talk and think about Israel and Palestine. We will first share a meal together starting at 7:00, please bring a dish if you are able. A vegetarian entree will be served at the house as well.
Then Dr. Yakir Englander will share his experiences and perspective living in Israel, as well as his peace building work with young people through Kids4Peace International.
Afterwards we will all get a chance to ask questions and share our own perspectives and experiences. Also we will discuss the U.S. role in the conflict and how it affects faith communities here.
Dr. Yakir Englander is a visiting professor at Northwestern University and a Fulbright Scholar. He focused on Jewish Theology and Philosophy and Gender Studies. He grew up in an Ultra-Orthodox Hasidic home in Israel. He studied in Yeshivas for years and then served in the army for 3 years. He is also currently the vice president of Kids4Peace International and served as the director of the program in Israel and Palestine for 6 years.
We look forward to having Yakir and you at our house this Thursday!
For more info on Kids4Peace, see http://www.k4pjerusalem.org