Tag Archives: Israel

May 28-29, The 5th Israeli Conference for the Study of Contemporary Religion and Spirituality, Israel

[ May 28, 2013 to May 29, 2013. ] The 5th Israeli Conference for the Study of Contemporary Religion and Spirituality will be organized by the Program in Religious Studies at Tel Aviv University, 28-29 May 2013.

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Feb 21, Talk on “Between State and Synagogue, The Secularization of Contemporary Israel,” USA

[ February 21, 2013; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] The Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies and the Institute for Religion, Culture and Public Life at Columbia University, NY, USA will host a talk by Guy Ben-Porat on “Between State and Synagogue, The Secularization of Contemporary Israel,” Thursday, February 21st, 2013, at 4 pm in 513 Fayerweather Hall at the University.

Guy Ben-Porat is a [...]

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70 US educators to explore leadership in Israel

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The Abraham Fund

The Abraham Fund Initiatives has been working since 1989 to promote coexistence and equality among Israel’s Jewish and Arab citizens.  Named for the common ancestor of both Jews and Arabs, The Abraham Fund advances a cohesive, secure and just Israeli society by promoting policies based on innovative social models, and by [...]

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Preventing Incitement and Promoting Peace, Feb 28, USIP, Washington, DC, USA

[ February 28, 2012; 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm. ] Preventing Incitement and Promoting Peace:
Obstacles and Opportunities for Religious Peacemaking in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Start Date: February 28, 2012 – 12:30pm
End Date: February 28, 2012 – 2:30pm

USIP, Washington DC. RSVP Required.

Israeli-Palestinian talks are at a standstill and Fatah-Hamas reconciliation moves raise new questions about the direction of the conflict and the continuation of Western aid. Meanwhile, [...]

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Israeli parents protest growing extremist bent in religious schools

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European Holocaust Research Infrastructure

The European Holocaust Research Infrastructure has been launched recently.  Twenty organizations have come together in a project financed by the European Union to open a portal to give online access to dispersed sources relating to the Holocaust all over Europe and Israel, and by encouraging collaborative research through the development of tools. The project [...]

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Education Towards Judaism and Human Rights

Learning is one of Judaism's highest values, and education is close to heart of every rabbi. Teaching is an act of faith in the possibility of building a better world. Through Talmud-Torah and Ma'asim Tovim, study and action, RHR rabbis educate Israelis of all ages towards respect for human rights and [...]

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Rabbis for Human Rights articles

Rabbis for Human Rights offer several articles and reflections about human rights and Judaism. The writings are especially focused on Human Rights and reconciliation in Israel the Palestine Occupied Territories.

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National Qualifications Curriculum Support: Religious, Moral, and Philosophical Studies – Morality in the Modern World: Christianity

 The purpose of these study notes is to allow you to make sense of the debate surrounding all of these issues and enable you to begin to articulate an intelligent response having weighed up the evidence in a systematic manner.

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