The Nature of Conflict and Vengeance: “Why do we fight?”

Lecture by Rabbi Amy Eilberg

Date & Time:

Friday, November 14, 2014
7:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Friday, November 14, 7:30 p.m.

Admission:

Free and open to the public

Location:

Mt. Zion Temple
1300 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN

 Rabbi Eilberg will speak during the Shabbat service at approximately 8:00 p.m. and then afterwards for Q and A session.

This is the first lecture in a series of four. What are the essential capacities needed if we are to be seekers and pursuers of peace?  In this experiential workshop,participants examine some of the middot/qualities of soul that supportour efforts to be peacemakers in our lives.

The Series: Drawing on Judaism's rich body of sacred texts about peace and peacemaking, which she explores in her recently published From Enemy to Friend: Jewish Wisdom and the Pursuit of Peace, Rabbi Amy Eilberg, the first woman ordained as a rabbi in Judaism's Conservative Movement and a Jay Phillips Center rabbi-in-residence, will discuss why conflict arises among individuals and groups, what contributes to the resolution of conflict, and how each of us can serve the cause of peace.  Click here to see the series homepage.

Sponsored by Islamic Center of MinnesotaGloria Dei Lutheran Church, and Mount Zion Temple
Co-Sponsored by the Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning and St. Paul Interfaith Network (SPIN)

All programs offered by the University of St. Thomas shall be readily accessible to individuals with disabilities. For details, call (651) 962-6315.