Jewish-Muslim Relations Past and Present
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 from 7:45 PM to 9:15 PM (CST)
Takes place Tuesday evenings, March 7, 14, and 21.
In this three-part mini-course in Highland Park, esteemed scholar Dr. Jacob Lassner brings his vast knowledge of the Near East to a topic that could not be more relevant.
Dr. Lassner will be trace the origins of Muslim attitudes toward Jews and Judaism, providing a nuanced and historically rooted view of Muslim tolerance and intolerance, and exploring whether there might be an Islamic solution to the Arab-Israel problem.
Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership offers dynamic learning opportunities, rooted in Jewish wisdom and culture and open to all. Graduate programs and workshops train future leaders and engage individuals in exploration of Jewish life. Public programs include films, speakers, seminars, concerts, and exhibits — at the Institute’s Michigan Avenue facility, in the Chicago suburbs, and online.
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