Rabbi Reuven Firestone PhD, is Professor of Medieval Judaism & Islam at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. He founded the Center for Muslim-Jewish Engagement and is past president of the International Qur'anic Studies Association. Rabbi Firestone is a dynamic and popular speaker who has lectured at colleges and universities across the United States and internationally.
Friday, October 27 @ 6:45 PM Topic: "One Holy Land For Three Holy Peoples: Islamic, Christian & Jewish Perspectives and Their Impact on the Current Conflict" / 6:45 PM Light dinner 8:00 PM Erev Shabbat Service 9:00 PM Lecture
Saturday, October 28 @ 9:15 AM Topic: "Lech L'chah, the Abraham Story: A Comparison of Torah and Qur'an" / Bagels and coffee will be served
Saturday, October 28 @ 7:30 PM Topic: "Judaism, Christianity & Islam in Dialogue and Dissent" / Havdalah will precede the talk Dessert Reception
Sunday, October 29 @ 10:00 AM Topic: "Who are the (Real) Chosen People? The Meaning of Chosenness in Judaism, Christianity & Islam" / Brunch will be served
ALL PROGRAMS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Sponsor: Temple Sinai and Islamic Center Of Rochester