Jewish-Christian Relations seminar

“The Other Peace Process” – the Role of Interreligious Dialogue in Israel and the Middle East by Rabbi Dr Ron KronishRon Kronish

Dr Ron Kronish is Founder and Director of the Interreligious Coordinating Council in Israel (ICCI) since 1992, and a noted rabbi, educator and lecturer. He has lived in Jerusalem with his wife Amy for the past 34 years and is well known for his pioneering interreligious engagement. He has been scholar-in-residence in universities and synagogues in USA, Canada and Europe and Asia. Educated at Brandeis University (BA), Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion in New York (MHL, rabbinic ordination) and the Harvard Graduate School of Education (doctorate in philosophy and history of education), Dr. Kronish has published articles and essays on Jewish politics, faith communities and the peace process, and on education, culture and contemporary issues in America and Israel. He has represented ICCI at the Vatican, at international conferences, and is a frequent briefing consultant to the media. He is the editor of Towards the Twenty-first Century: Judaism and the Jewish People in Israel and America, an anthology in memory of his beloved father, Rabbi Leon Kronish; and has edited two essay collections: Toward the Third Millennium and Pilgrimage in a New Millennium.

Venue: Irish School of Ecumenics, Lecture Theatre G7

The Irish School of Ecumenics-Loyola Institute Building, at the East end of campus, overlooks the college cricket pitch and the new distinctive sculpture, ‘Apples and Atoms’, honoring Trinity’s Nobel Laureate, Ernest Walton. Convenient entrance is via Lincoln Place or Pearse Street gates. Please see map link: http://goo.gl/purj5.

Read the ICCI brochure here.   RSVP:  Ms Christine Houlahan, ecumsec@tcd.ie or +353 1 8964771 by Tuesday 13 May.  Places limited.