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Standing Together Against Global Religious War

Standing Together Against Global Religious War Ariel Kahana and Mor Speir | 27 March 2024 Amidst the heightened tensions from the ongoing war between Israel and Hamas, leading to fears of deteriorating relations between Jews and Muslims, a delegation of

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Knesset Bible Caucus Launched

Knesset Bible Caucus Launched  The 25th Bible Caucus took place on March 14th at the Knesset in Jerusalem, bringing together Christians and Jews to study the Bible after a two-year hiatus. Organized by MK Ohad Tal (Religious Zionist Party), MK Michael

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JPost – Muslim-German women’s delegation visits Israel

Muslim-German women’s delegation visits Israel to learn about women’s religious study The women were in Israel as part of the Alliance of German Dialogue Institutions (BDDI), an Islamic union that works across Germany to develop relationships between people of different

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Breaking Bread and Barriers

Breaking Bread and Barriers In many cultures, breaking bread is a sign of unity and a powerful way to break down barriers and promote fellowship between people of different faiths. This year, OTS’s Blickle Institute for Interfaith Dialogue co-sponsored a

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Understanding Communities by Visiting Them

Understanding Communities by Visiting Them “As important as our classroom work is, the only way to really understand other communities is to visit them,” says Rabbi Dr. Yakov Nagen, director of OTS’s Blickle Institute for Interfaith Dialogue and Beit Midrash

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Inside the Kfar Kassem Mosque

Taking Steps Toward Greater Understanding

Taking Steps Toward Greater Understanding When it comes to building meaningful, respectful relationships and bridging differences, there is no substitute for face-to-face encounters. With this in mind, the 11 current fellows from OTS’s Blickle Institute of Interfaith Dialogue, several of

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From “Other” to Brother

From “Other” to Brother “Whether or not religion is part of the conflict, it needs to be part of the solution. It’s crucial that we study our sources and build a bridge of religion to encourage peace on both sides,”

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New Cadre of Blickle Fellows

New Cadre of Blickle Fellows

New Cadre of Blickle Fellows Commits to Building Respect among Religious Groups Last year, Ohr Torah Stone launched two new programs, the Blickle Institute for Interfaith Dialogue and the Beit Midrash for Judaism and Humanity, in order to address Jewish

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