Sun, Jan 29|
Online via Zoom
THE IMAM AND THE RABBI
With Imam Abdullah Antepli and Rabbi Jeffrey Salkin. The CCJCC is a co-sponsor of this conversation along with synagogues and JCCs across the country.
Time & Location
Jan 29, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM PST
Online via Zoom
About the Event
The Elephants in the Room: Israel, Palestine and Zionsim plus the Role of Religion in America
Can we talk about them? We can and we will.
With Iman Abdullah Antepli and Rabbi Jeffrey Salkin
Join us for a thought-provoking discussion with Imam Abdullah Antepli and Rabbi Jeffrey K. Salkin as they tackle the complex issues of Israel, Palestine, Zionism, and the role of religion in America. “The Elephants in the Room: Israel, Palestine, Zionism, and the Role of Religion in America – Can we talk about them? We can, and we do” will provide a unique perspective on these sensitive topics and offer the chance for meaningful dialogue. Don’t miss this important event – register now!
Imam Abdullah Antepli is a globally acknowledged leader in inter-religious dialogue. He directs (with Yossi Klein Halevi) the Shalom Hartman Institute’s Muslim Leadership Initiative. Born in Turkey, he served as Duke University’s first Muslim chaplain; its director of Center for Muslim Life, and teaches at the Duke’s Sanford School of Public Policy & Divinity School. The NonProfit Times recognized him as one of their Power & Influence Top 50 leaders of 2019, calling him one of the most prominent Muslim leaders in higher education today.
Rabbi Jeffrey K. Salkin is one of American Judaism’s most prolific and most-quoted rabbis. His blog, “Martini Judaism: for those who want to be shaken and stirred,” published by the Religion News Service, won a 2022 Wilbur Award for best religion blog of the year. His essays have appeared in the Washington Post, Tablet, Mosaic, Forward, and Commentary. He has written ten books on bar/bat mitzvah, Israel, masculinity, and Jewish culture, as well as three Torah commentaries. He serves as the rabbi of Temple Israel in West Palm Beach, Florida.
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The CCJCC is a co-sponsor of this conversation along with synagogues and JCCs across the country.