AACI ZOOM LECTURE
‘TWO TRUTHS IN ONE HEART, TWO PEOPLES IN ONE LAND’ – (Zoom talk)
Guest speaker: Rabbi Hanan Schlesinger
Join Hanan Schlesinger as he takes you on a journey - his personal journey - from the Hubris of Exclusivity to Passionate Pluralism, from (dis)regarding the Palestinians in Gush Etzion as nothing more than gray, drab background scenery to seeing them as flesh and blood people living a significant story and bearing a national identity deeply connected to the Land.
They call it Palestine, we call it Israel, both call it home.
Monday, 26 July 2021, 7.30pm
Members: NIS 25. Non-members: NIS 35.
Registration & pre-payment essential: https://aaci.org.il/events/two-truths-in-one-heart-two-peoples-in-one-land/
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Rabbi Hanan Schlesinger lives in Alon Shvut Israel and is one of the founders of Roots/Shorashim/Judur, The Palestinian Israeli Grassroots Initiative for Understanding, Nonviolence and Transformation. Currently he serves as its Director of International Relations. He also is the founder of the American Friends of Roots, a multi-faith organization dedicated to supporting the work of Roots/Shorashim/Judur. Rav Hanan frequently speaks in the USA together with one of his Palestinian partners about the amazing work of Roots/Shorashim/Judur.
Prior to the founding of Roots, Rav Hanan spent his whole career teaching Jewish studies in various seminaries, colleges and frameworks in the Jerusalem area, among them the Pardes Institute, Beit Midrash Elul, Nishmat and Yeshivat Bat Ayin. He also spent two years as part of the Judaic Fellows Program in Boca Raton Florida and over ten years in Dallas Texas, first as Rosh Kollel of the Community Kollel and later as founder and Executive Director and Community Rabbinic Scholar for the Jewish Studies Initiative of North Texas.
He and his Israeli–born wife Ayala have four grown children and ten grandchildren.