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Saturday, February 16 • 8:30pm - 9:30pm
Muhammad and the Jews

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Come hear about Muhammad's encounters with the Jews of Medina, and how these interactions influenced the formation of Islam. Together we will review the Israelite reaction to Muhammad’s teachings and Muhammad's responses; and how these encounters in Arabia shape contemporary Islamic attitudes towards Jews. We will review Arabic language media and source sheets of Jewish and Islamic primary documents, and have a group discussion regarding the future of Muslim-Jewish relations. 

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J.R. Rothstein

J.R. Rothstein serves as a Steering Committee and Board Member of ACCESS at the American Jewish Committee. Rothstein is the former Chair of the Muslim-Jewish Relations Committee and a current Board member of the Muslim-Jewish Advisory Council. Rothstein lectures on the history of... Read More →

Saturday February 16, 2019 8:30pm - 9:30pm EST
Room 9 & 10 (5th Floor)