EVENT 3/11/13: “Best Practices in Interfaith Engagement”

[UPDATE – 3/5 –  JCUA’s executive director Judy Levey will speak in Rabbi London’s stead.]

Rabbi Andrea London will speak about JCUA’s Jewish-Muslim Community Building Initiative (JMCBI) at a panel discussion titled “Best Practices in Interfaith Engagement.”

Rabbi London (right) co-leading a text study on the role of women in Jewish and Muslim traditions (July 2012)

Rabbi London (right) co-leading a text study with Hind Makki (left) on the role of women in Jewish and Muslim traditions (July 2012)

Rabbi London is the co-chair of the advisory committee to JMCBI, and is Senior Rabbi at Beth Emet The Free Synagogue.

The panel discussion is part of a larger conference at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago (in Hyde Park). The theme is the conference is  “Faithful Living in an Interfaith World.”

When: March 11, 2013, 4:00-5:00 pm.
Where: 1100 East 55th Street, Chicago

More about the panel discussion:

Along with Rabbi London, other panel participants are:

  • Tahera Ahmad – Muslim Chaplain, Northwestern University
  • Rev. Dr. Shanta Premawardhana, President of SCUPE
  • Maham Khan

Panelists will share what they have found to be ideal and practical ways of learning about and interacting among people of various faith traditions in our everyday lives.

More about the conference:

The conference will be 9:00am – 5:00pm on March 11, 2013. Dr. Mark Swanson will present a plenary lecture on “The Whys and Wherefores of Interfaith Hospitality” on Monday morning, and there will be several workshops throughout the afternoon, led by leaders from various traditions.

More details (including registration) will be available here.

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