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Understanding Muslim Neighbors with Reuven Firestone

Sunday, November 17, 2019 19 Cheshvan 5780

9:30 AM - 5:30 PMTemple Emanu-El, 1010 University Avenue, San Jose 95126

Two Day Seminar with professor rabbi Reuven Firestone 


Understanding Muslim Neighbors is an intensive, in-depth seminar for the Jewish community to build bridges of understanding and respect with Muslims. In two full days with a world-class scholar on Islam, this seminar navigates through a maze of conflicting information and stereotypes to equip Jews with the knowledge and tools to better understand and collaborate with Muslims in tikkun olam.


Enjoy an unforgettable learning experience co-sponsored with Abrahamic Alliance International, Temple Emanu-El, Beth Am, Congregation Sinai, Congregation Beth David, and the Addison Penzak JCC.

Cost: $50, includes lunch and materials. Please register here

Part 1: Knowing Muslims - 11/17, 9:30 am to 5:30 pm, at Temple Emanu-El

Part 2: Responding to Muslims - 12/8, 9:30 am to 5:30 pm, at Shir Hadash 

Rabbi Reuven Firestone is the Regenstein Professor in Medieval Judaism and Islam at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion and Affiliate Professor of Religion at the University of Southern California.

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