Praying Together in Jerusalem

Followed by prayers from Jerusalem, including special prayers for peace for Ukraine.

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Join us for this month's gathering of Praying Together in Jerusalem:

Interreligious Heroes: Rabbi Zalman Schachter Shalomi, presented by Or Rose, with responses by Grand Mufti Mustafa Ceric (Muslim) and Clare Amos (Christian).

Continuing our series on role-models for interreligious engagement and dialogue, we look at the example of 20th Century American Rabbi Zalman Schachter Shalomi.

Followed by prayers from Jerusalem, including special prayers for peace for Ukraine.

Thursday, February 3rd at 5:00 pm Jerusalem time.
10 am ET time
8 am Pacific time
3 pm UK time
4 pm Central European time
5 pm Israel time
8:30 pm India time

This meeting will be on Zoom only (no in-person option.)
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About teachers:

Rabbi Or Rose, US Rabbi Or Rose is the founding director of the Center for Global Judaism at Boston’s Hebrew College, which provides educational programming and resources on issues of contemporary Jewish spirituality, Israel-Diaspora relations, religious pluralism and environmental responsibility. Or studied at Yeshiva University, the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Brandeis University, and for private rabbinic ordination with Rabbis Arthur Green and Zalman Schachter-Shalomi. Or also serves as co-director of the Center for Interreligious and Community Leadership Education.

Grand Mufti Mustafa Ceric, Bosnia Grand Mufti Dr. Mustafa Ceric is the Reis-ul-Ulema – President of the Council of Ulema – in Bosnia-Herzegovina. He graduated from Al-Azhar University in Cairo and afterwards accepted the position of Imam at the Islamic Cultural Center in the United States. During his tenure at the Center, he earned a Ph.D. in Islamic Theology at the University of Chicago. In 1987, he returned to his homeland and became a practicing Imam in a learning center in Zabreb. Ceric is also a member of the Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders.

Dr Clare Amos, UK Dr Clare Amos is a biblical scholar by background and currenctly serves as a Director and Trustee for The Jerusalem and the Middle East Church Association. She has recently retired from the staff of the World Council of Churches where she was responsible for the WCC's programme for interreligious dialogue, with a particular focus on relations with Judaism and Islam. Prior to starting work at the World Council of Churches in 2011, Clare worked for 10 years for the Anglican Communion Office taking charge of work in theological education and interreligious concerns.