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A panel discussion: Justice, Tzedek, Sadaqah: Pursuing Social Justice in Multi-faith Communities 14 January , 2013

Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, 7:30 p.m.
Jewish Theological Seminary
3080 Broadway (at 122nd St)
New York City

 
This multi-faith panel of “elders” will discuss how multi-faith communities have influenced social justice over the past two decades, what are the current issues being addressed, and what is still to be accomplished. They offer insight as to how young activists can play a pivotal role in accomplishing some of these key objectives and what it will mean for the future of this country and our place in a global society.
Joshua Stanton, moderator, has solicited questions via the Journal of Interreligious Dialogue and State of Formation. Come add your voice to the conversation with these renowned leaders in multi-faith social justice.

 
Panelists:
Rev. Julie Johnson Staples (Interim Minister with Education, Riverside Church, NY; Moderator of the New York-New Jersey Regional Association of the National Association of Congregational Christian Churches),
Rabbi David Saperstein (Director and Counsel, Religious Action Center, Union for Reform Judaism)
Dr. Azizah Y. al-Hibri (Professor Emerita, University of Richmond School of Law; Founder and President of Karamah: Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights)

 
Moderator:
Joshua Stanton (Associate Director, Center for Global Judaism at Hebrew College, and Director of Communications: Coexist Foundation; Founding co-Editor, Journal of Inter-Religious Dialogue).
Admission is free with reservations. A photo ID is required. Please plan to arrive 15 minutes early to clear security.
To reserve a seat, please click: http://www.jtsa.edu/socialjustice
Co-sponsors: Milstein Center for Interreligious Dialogue at the
Jewish Theological Seminary and the Nelson Mandela Center at the
Museum for African Art.

Check this link for more details: JEWISH THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY PANEL

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