Panel discussion: Justice, Tzedek, Sadaqah: Pursuing Social Justice in Multi-faith CommunitiesFebruary 19, 2013
Jewish Theological Seminary
3080 Broadway (at 122nd St), New York City
Admission is free with reservations. To reserve a seat, please click here.
A photo ID is required. Please plan to arrive 15 minutes early to clear security.
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 into 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.
Event moderator Joshua Stanton 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.
Rev. Julie Johnson Staples, Interim Minister with Education at the 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 at the University of Richmond School of Law; Founder and President of Karamah: Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights
Joshua Stanton, Associate Director of the Center for Global Judaism at Hebrew College; Director of Communications at the Coexist Foundation; Founding co-Editor of the Journal of Inter-Religious Dialogue
This event is co-sponsored by the Milstein Center for Interreligious Dialogue at the Jewish Theological Seminary and the Nelson Mandela Center at the Museum for African Art.