TWELFTH ANNUAL MEETING - 2013
Manhattan College Holocaust, Genocide, and Interfaith Education Center, NY
Sunday, Oct 20 - Monday, Oct 21, 2013
All events except Sunday's dinner will occur in the Alumni Room in the O'Malley library (1st floor)
[pdf version of program and registration.]
|Sunday, October 20, 2013
||Arrival and check-in at Hampton Inn and Suites, Yonkers, NY.
||Transfer from the hotel to the campus of Manhattan College
||Panel: "Educational Initiatives about Israeli-Palestinian Issues"
- Evangelical Christian/Orthodox Jewish study trip to Israel - Leah Sarna and Sang Yun (Yale University)
- ICCJ's "As Long as You Believe in a Living God, You Must Have Hope" - Philip A. Cunningham (Saint Joseph's University)
- The Hartman Institute's "New Paths: Christians Engaging Israel" - Peter Pettit (Muhlenberg College)
||Public Program: "The Question of a Christian Mission to Jews as a Key Factor in the Birth of the New Catholic-Jewish Relationship"
- John Connelly (University of California, Berkeley), author of From Enemy to Brother: The Revolution in Catholic Teaching on the Jews, 1933-1965.
- Thomas Ferguson (Manhattan College)
- Adam Gregerman (Saint Joseph's University)
Dinner and Annual Shevet Achim Award Celebration
[Faculty Atrium Room, Thomas Hall (lower level)]
Posthumous Honoree: Leon Klenicki, on the occasion of the publication of Toward the Future: Essays on Catholic-Jewish Relations in Memory of Rabbi Leon Klenicki.
Tributes by: Celia Deutsch, Eugene J. Fisher, Eric Greenberg, and A. James Rudin. Response by: Myra Cohen Klenicki
||Transfer back to hotel.
|Monday, October 21, 2013
||Breakfast at hotel (Board meeting over breakfast)
||Transfer from hotel to the campus of Manhattan College
||Panel: "Implementing a New Relationship with Jews among Christians"
- Lectionary: Susan Auchincloss (faithnotfault.org)
- Education: Kevin Dowd (Boston College)
- Current Needs: Dennis McManus (USCCB)
||Annual Business Meeting (only institutional members may vote)
|12:00 - 1:15 p.m.
||Panel: "Strategies for Addressing Interreligious Prejudice, Hatred, and Fear Today"
Mehnaz Afridi (Manhattan College)
David Gibson (Religion News Service)
Mark Weitzman (Museum of Tolerance)
|2:45 - 3:00 p.m.