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26 November

| 2013 | 19:00

Symposium: Migrant Laborers in Israel and Their Religious World

  • Free
  • Public
  • Radak 20, Jerusalem
  • Free
  • Public
  • Radak 20, Jerusalem
Symposium: Migrant Laborers in Israel and Their Religious World
On Tuesday, November 26, 2013, the Jerusalem Institute and the Jerusalem Center for Jewish-Christian Relations hosted the Annual Symposium in Memory of Daniel Rossing, Founder and General Director of the Jerusalem Center for Jewish-Christian Relations, on the topic of: Migrant Laborers in Israel and Their Religious World.
 
Chair: Dr. Sarah Bernstein, Jerusalem Center for Jewish-Christian Relations
   
Greetings: Dr. Amnon Ramon, JIIS, Yad Ben-Zvi and the Dept. of Comparative Religion, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
   
Remembering Daniel Rossing
Rabbi David Rosen, International Director of Interreligious Affairs, American Jewish Committee 
   
Between the State of Israel and the “Holy Land”: The Religious Arena of African Migrant Laborers and African Asylum Seekers
Prof. Galia Sabar, Dept. of Middle Eastern and African History, Tel Aviv University
   
The Catholic Church in Israel and the Challenges of Migration
Father David M. Neuhaus SJ, Latin Patriarchal Vicar, Pastoral Coordination for Migrants 
   
“From Shabbat to Shabbat: On the Balance between Work and Religious Community Life – Notes from the Religious World of Migrant Workers in Israel
Sister Monica Navalta, Secretary of the Coordinating Committee for the Catholic Church’s Work with Migrants