5th Annual Catholic-Jewish Nostra Aetate: Repairing the World

Event Information

Share this event

Date and Time

Location

Location

Temple Sinai

5645 Dupree Drive Northwest

Sandy Springs, GA 30327

View Map

Event description
5th Annual Nostra Aetate Celebration: Finding Harmony in Our World

About this Event

Join the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta and American Jewish Committee (AJC) Atlanta for Repairing the World: Finding Harmony in our World.

We will be celebrating Nostra Aetate, the 1965 papal declaration that revolutionized relations between the Catholic and Jewish communities. The evening will center around individual table conversations about how we can promote harmony in our communities.

The evening will feature the Georgia Tech Catholic Choir, actress Pamela Alexander, Consul General of Israel Anat Sultan-Dadon, and interfaith trailblazers Brendan Murphy of the Marist School and Rabbi Ellen Nemhauser.

Doors open at 5:30pm, and the program begins at 7:00pm. Light hor d'ouerves will be provided.

About the Speakers:

Brendan Murphy has been a social studies teacher for 25 years where his main work is in Holocaust studies. He is the director of the Bearing Witness and Peace by Piece programs at Marist School. He was recently awarded the 2017 Anti-Defamation League (ADL) Abe Goldstein Human Relations Award and Marist School's Faber-McKinley-Stadler Award. In 2013-2014, he was awarded Marist School’s Goizueta Chair of Excellence. In 2009, he was named Educator of the Year by University of Notre Dame; and in 2009 and 2016, he was named Georgia Outstanding Educator of the Year by the Georgia Commission on the Holocaust. He also has been named a Mandel Fellow by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and a Lerner Fellow by the Jewish Foundation for the Righteous. Mr. Murphy is married to Lyndsay, a school counselor at Marist, and they have two young boys, Harry and Oliver.

Rabbi Ellen Nemhauser grew up in Toronto, Canada, attained a degree in Music Education at University of Toronto prior to her rabbinic ordination in 1993 from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. Currently Rabbi Ellen works for the URJ as Coordinator of an online Introduction to Judaism program, as well as serving a small community in Fayetteville, GA. Rabbi Ellen is deeply involved in interfaith programming, sits on the executive board of Faith Alliance of Metro Atlanta, is a five-time leader with World Pilgrims, and speaks frequently in Interfaith rallies and panels. Rabbi Ellen is immediate past-president of the Women’s Rabbinic Network, serves on the executive committee of Jewish Community Relations Council, and reviews submissions for the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival. She is married to Captain Dr. Jeffrey Nemhauser, an active duty officer for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Together with their three children they travel, ride bikes, kayak, and play board games.

Anat Sultan-Dadon assumed her role as the Consul General of Israel to the Southeastern United States in July 2019.​ Consul General Sultan-Dadon joined the Israeli diplomatic corps in 2004. She has extensive experience working for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and has held various posts and positions in Israel and abroad. She has held positions at the Israeli embassies in Cameroon, Germany, the Netherlands and most recently in Canberra, Australia. In the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Jerusalem she has held positions in the Euroasia Division and the Asia-Pacific Division. Consul General Sultan-Dadon has a bachelor's degree in psychology and education from The Hebrew University in Jerusalem as well as a masters in criminology from the same institution. Consul General Sultan-Dadon is joined by her husband, Yaron, and their three daughters.​

Date and Time

Location

Temple Sinai

5645 Dupree Drive Northwest

Sandy Springs, GA 30327

View Map

Save This Event

Event Saved