Tag Archives: Jerusalem

One Home: Protecting the Earth Through Interfaith Education and Activism

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July 22-26 Conference, “Philosophical Investigation of the Hebrew Scriptures, Talmud, and Midrash,” Jerusalem

[ July 22, 2012 to July 26, 2012. ] In Fall 2010, the Shalem Center in Jerusalem, with the generous support of the John Templeton Foundation, launched an initiative aimed at developing a Jewish “philosophical theology” that will seek to advance the study of the ideas of the Hebrew Scriptures, the Talmud and Midrash in the academic setting. This initiative is part of a [...]

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Culture Goggles: Same Holy Land, Different Holidays

In this lesson, students will visit the Culture Goggles exhibit in Xpedition Hall, where students select a religion to see how a Christian, a Jew, or a Muslim might view the Old City of Jerusalem in Israel. Students will also look at how people with different beliefs celebrate winter holidays. This lesson uses two-minute digital [...]

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A Different Conversation

"A Different Conversation" documentary explores the experiences of college students on a trip to Jerusalem, evoking individual and collective narratives as to how religion is both relevant and alive today.  Within the context of Jerusalem’s political tensions, the students explored interfaith dialogue and the interactions of the many religious traditions that [...]

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Beyond religious and secular, some Israeli schools are forging a third way

 

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Jerusalem’s religious sector growing

 

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