Tue, Nov 28|
The Israeli-Palestinian Situation: Skills for Conflict Transformation
Peace is a learned skill and is needed more than ever. This is a special session to offer a framework and some tools for constructive engagement across difference pertaining specifically to the conflict in Israel and Palestine.
Time & Location
Nov 28, 2023, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST
About the Event
The conflict in Israel-Palestine has deeply affected many of us and has been polarizing our country. We offer this is a special session, and will provide a framework and tools for handling and transforming difficult conversations across difference on the Palestinian-Israeli situation.
This session will be led by Dr. Yehezkel Landau. Dr. Landau is a dual Israeli-American citizen, an interfaith educator, trainer, consultant, and author active in Jewish-Christian-Muslim relations and Israeli-Palestinian peacebuilding for over 40 years. While in Israel he was executive director of the Oz veShalom-Netivot Shalom religious peace movement during the 1980’s, then co-founder and co-director of the Open House Jewish-Arab peace center in Ramle during the 1990’s. From 2002 to 2016 he was a professor of Jewish tradition and interfaith relations at Hartford Seminary in Connecticut and holder of the Abrahamic Partnerships Chair. He is the author of numerous articles and essays, as well as the research report Healing the Holy Land: Interreligious Peacebuilding in Israel/Palestine, published by the U.S. Institute of Peace.
Dr. Vanessa Avery, Executive Director of Sharing Sacred Spaces, will moderate.
This training is offered for free, and we also gladly accept donations here.