SAINT LEO and TAMPA – Rabbi Ron Kronish, director of the Interreligious Coordinating Council in Israel, and Qadi (Judge) Iyad Zahalka, head of the Muslim Sharia Court in Jerusalem, will discuss “The Other Peace Process–Interreligious Dialogue in the Service of Peace.” The speakers will share their thinking on grassroots efforts at peace-building. The event is being hosted by Saint Leo University’s Center for Catholic-Jewish Studies.
The program will be presented twice on Monday, September 30. The first session is scheduled from 3 to 4:30 p.m., in the Student Community Center, Greenfelder-Denlinger Boardrooms at Saint Leo University, 33701 State Road 52 in Saint Leo, four miles east of Interstate 75 (Exit 285). An evening session is scheduled from 7 to 9 p.m. at Congregation Beth Am, 2030 W. Fletcher Avenue in Tampa.
The free event is open to the public, but seating is limited—first-come, first-serve. For more information and to register, contact Dr. Abraham Peck, executive director of Saint Leo University’s Center for Catholic-Jewish Studies, (352) 588-7298 or email@example.com.
The event is sponsored by Congregation Beth Am, University Ministry, Saint Leo University, and West Central Florida Pathology Associates/Harvey Feld, M.D.
About Saint Leo University
Saint Leo University (www.saintleo.edu) is one of the largest and most innovative Catholic universities in the United States, offering more than 40 academic programs.
Chartered in 1889 in the town of Saint Leo, FL, about 30 miles north of Tampa, Saint Leo University enrolls approximately 16,000 students. Students may choose to study at the traditional University Campus, at education centers in seven states, or through the university’s Center for Online Learning. Saint Leo is a leader in the field of online education and one of the nation’s foremost providers of higher education to the military.