Postponed—- Who We Want to Be: Fostering Jewish-Muslim Connections for a Brighter Future
Due to extenuating circumstances, this event has been postponed until a later date. We apologize at this time and will keep updates on the rescheduling of this event on this website.
12:30-1:30pm – Lunch and Organizational Fair
1:30-2:30pm – Speakers Round II
2:30-3:00pm – Response and Discussion Session
Our Guests Include:
Sara Y. Aharon, Author of From Kabul to Queens: The Jews of Afghanistan and Their Move to the United States.
Malika Rushdan, Director of the ICNA Relief Boston Field Office and national Director of ICNA Relief USA’s Shelter Network.
Georgi J. Vogel Rosen, Director of Development at the Muslim Jewish Conference (MJC) and second year student at the Northeastern University School of Law.
Imam Suhaib Webb, Contemporary American Muslim Imam, thought leader and educator. After his conversion to Islam, Webb left a career in the music industry and pursued his passion in education.
"Who We Want to Be" is co-sponsored by the Islamic Society of Boston and developed in partnership with the Foundation for Ethnic Understanding’s annual Weekend of Twinning.
The Weekend of Twinning’s theme this year is “Muslims and Jews Standing Up for the Other.”
$5 validated parking is available across the street from the Vilna at the Charles River Parking Garage underground at 209 Cambridge Street next to the Au Bon Pain. Please validate your green parking ticket at the Vilna when you arrive. The Vilna is also easily reached on the MBTA. Take the Red Line to Charles/MGH.