Discussion Series: A Better Future for Israelis & Palestinians

Affirming the Sacredness of All Human Life
October 6, 2021
October 13, 2021
October 27, 2021
November 10, 2021
7:30 to 9:00 p.m.


Framingham (MA) Friends Meeting and Friends Meeting at Cambridge Peace & Social Justice Committee are co-sponsoring this series (via Zoom) featuring different topics and a variety of voices each week.

Oct. 6th: Can We Talk/Listen? Reflections from a Rabbi & Imam

Rabbi Sharon Brous, IKAR, Opening Reflection
Rabbi Mike Rothbaum, Congregation Beth Elohim
Dr. Mohamed Lazzouni, Islamic Center of Boston
Moderator: Mehlaqa Samdani, Critical Connections

Oct. 13th: Can We Share? Sanctity of the Holy Land: A Jewish, Christian and Muslim Perspective

Prof. Dr. Mustafa Abu Sway, Integral Chair for the Study of Imam Al-Ghazali's Work at the Holy Al-Aqsa Mosque & Al-Quds Univ.
Rev. Dr. Mae Elise Cannon, Churches for Middle East Peace
Rabbi Barbara Penzner, Temple Hillel B'nai Torah
Moderator: Dr. Joseph Kelley, Merrimack College

Oct. 27th: Can We Acknowledge? Reflecting on Our Histories and Narrative

Rabbi Aryeh Cohen, Ph.D., Prof. of Rabbinic Literature at American Jewish Univ.
Aziza Hasan, NewGround: A Muslim-Jewish Partnership for Change
Ayman Nijim, Ph.D. candidate, Liberation Psychology
Nizar Farsakh & Gili Getz, Combatants for Peace
Moderator: Rabbi Tiferet Berenbaum, Temple Beth Zion

Nov. 10th: Can We Help? Our Role in Finding Solutions

Rabbi Jill Jacobs, CEO, T'ruah
Nidal Al-Azraq, Exec. Director,
Moderator - Mitchell Silver, Boston Workers Circle

Questions? Email [email protected]