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Jews, Muslims and Christians working for Peace in the Middle East With Rabbi Bob Caroll
Posted on February 18, 2016
Jews, Muslims and Christians working for Peace in the Middle East With Rabbi Bob Caroll Sunday, Feb. 21st – 7:00 p.m.
White Meadow Temple 153 White Meadow Rd. Rockaway, NJ
The headlines often present religion as the cause of conflict and violence in the world, and sadly extremists will abuse religious traditions to sow hatred and discord. However, hear the rest of the story: how people put their religious values into practice by working toward understanding and peace even in the midst of a troubled region.
No charge • Refreshments (Kosher/Halal)
Sponsored by White Meadow Temple and Rockaway Interfaith Neighborhood
Rabbi Bob Carroll is a graduate of Brandeis University, where he studied religion, computer science, and philosophy. He is an ordained Orthodox Rabbi and received his ordination from Yeshiva University in New York. He has done doctoral work in comparative religion, Jewish Thought, and Jewish and Islamic Mysticism at Brandeis and New York University. A former university chaplain as well as a trained computer engineer, he has spent many years as a project manager for Fortune 500 companies as well as as a consultant, manager and fundraiser for a variety of NGO’s working in fields as diverse as conflict resolution, interfaith dialog, sustainable international development, and support for active duty and retired military personnel. He is also a former soldier in an anti-terror unit of the Israel Defense Forces and also served as the Program Director of Edah, the Modern Orthodox organization based in NY, for most of its existence. He currently lives in Jerusalem and is the Director of Development & Communications for the Interfaith Encounter Association