Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Seeing the Humanity in Your Enemy

Thursday, April 7, 2016

7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.

MacMillan Hall, Room 117, 167 Thayer St

The Program in Judaic Studies presents a lecture titled "Seeing the Humanity in Your Enemy," the first of two lectures about Israelis and Palestinians in Dialogue. Speakers include Rabbi Hanan Schlesinger, director and founder of international relations at Roots/Shorashim/Judur, and Ali Abu Awwad, co-director of Roots/Shorashim/Judur. Schlesinger, an Israeli West Bank resident, teaches classes on Judaism and leads interfaith projects throughout the Dallas area. Awwad, a Palestinian West Bank resident, tours internationally to teach non-violent resistance and to discuss stories of activism, bereavement, and other topics. Sponsored by the Elga K. Stulman Fund.

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