March 11, 2012

Muslims and Jews Standing Together

March 25, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
The Hilton Hotel, 1800 Wellington Avenue
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Free Admission
Please register by emailing Irene or calling 944-1560

Muslims and Jews Standing Together for an Inclusive and Just Canada

Guest Speakers
Rabbi Or Rose: Director,The Center for Global Judaism at Hebrew College
Imam Abdullah Antepli: Muslim Chaplain, Duke University/Adjunct Faculty of Islamic Studies
Canadian Muslim Leadership Institute
Manitoba Association of Rights and Liberties

Anti-Semitic and Anti-Islamic/Muslim hate incidences and rhetoric are on the rise in Canada.  There is a proliferation of web-based hate sites targeting our respective communities and faiths.  These phenomena endanger the safety of our families and the peace of our communities.

Topics include: 
Islamophobia and Anti-Semitism in Canada
Historical perspectives
Personal reflections
Impact of hate and working through hate
Conversation cafés with participants
Textual analysis of both Jewish and Muslim scripture 
Information from experts on hate groups operating in Canada and around the world
Role playing and scenario training

Objective: To build bridges of solidarity and understanding based on accurate 
information, between Manitoban Jews and Muslims to combat Anti-Semitism and Islamophobia proactively through collaboration and cooperation.

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