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College of Arts & Sciences
Jewish Studies Program


2001 Solomon-Tenenbaum Lectureship

 


Solomon-Tenenbaum Lecture 2001
in conjunction with the
Joseph Cardinal Bernardin Lectures

Speakers

Elliot Dorff

Distinguished Professor of
Philosophy

University of Judaism, Los Angeles

Muzammil H. Siddiqi

President of the Islamic Society
of North America

Mary Boys 

Skinner & McAlphin Professor of
Practical Theology

Union Theological Seminary, New York City

"Neighbors and Strangers: What Does Faith Require of Us"

A Jewish-Christian-Muslim dialogue to be held
November 29
USC Law School Auditorium

Afternoon Session - 1:30:
1:45 - Elliot Dorff 
2:45 - Muzammil Siddiqi
3:45 - Break
4:15 - Mary Boys


Evening Session - 7:30:
Panel Discussion
Boys, Dorff, and Siddiqi
Moderator; Prof. Jan Love, Department of Religious Studies

Reception - 9:30

This is the kind of dialogue that is urgently needed in the wake of the tragic events of September 11. The goals are to find shared core values on which the future can be built together.


Dr. Rabbi Elliot Dorff is distinguished professor of Philosophy at the University of Judaism, Los Angeles, and a member of Conservative Judaism's committee on Jewish law and standards.

Dr. Mary Boys is the Skinner and McAlphin Professor of Practical Theology at Union Theological Seminary, New York City, and a consultant to Christian and Jewish theological faculties on teaching and curriculum in the area of interrelitious understanding.

Dr. Muzammil Siddiqi is president of the Islamic Society of North America and adjunct professor of Islamic Studies and world religions at California State University in Fullerton.