Jewish-Muslim Relations Past and Present

Date(s) - 03/21/17
7:45 pm - 9:15 pm

North Suburban Synagogue Beth El

Hosted by
Spertus Institute

Jewish-Muslim Relations Past and Present

Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 from 7:45 PM to 9:15 PM


Takes place Tuesday evenings, March 7, 14, and 21.

In this three-part mini-course in Highland Park, esteemed scholar Dr. Jacob Lassner brings his vast knowledge of the Near East to a topic that could not be more relevant.

Dr. Lassner will be trace the origins of Muslim attitudes toward Jews and Judaism, providing a nuanced and historically rooted view of Muslim tolerance and intolerance, and exploring whether there might be an Islamic solution to the Arab-Israel problem.