The Other Peace Process: Interreligious Dialogue in the Service of Peace
Sun, October 21, 2012 • 11:30 AM • Texas Hillel
A lecture and discussion with Rabbi Dr. Ron Kronish, Director of the Interreligous Coordinating Council in Israel, and Kadi Iyad Zahalka, Kadi of Jerusalem.
Brunch will be served.
Rabbi Dr. Ron Kronish, founder and director of ICCI, is a noted rabbi, educator, author, lectuerer, and speaker. A graduate of Brandeis University and the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, Dr. Kronish also has a doctorate from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He has represented ICCI at the Vatican and at many international conferences, and is frequently consulted by local and international media for background information and briefings on interreligious relations in Israel.
Head of the Shar'i Court in Jerusalem, Kadi Zahalka is an accomplished judge, lecturer, author, and activist. He has filled several positions in the Shar'i court system, including that of director. Zahalka obtained his L.L.B. from Tel Aviv University and his M.A. from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, where he is currently completing his Ph.D. on the Muslim Minority Jurisprudence Doctrine.