How to Love and Challenge Our Religious Communities

What does it mean to be a faithful Christian, Muslim, or Jew in this political climate? What happens when you interpret those moral obligations differently from the people you love? Come hear Peter Beinart, Elizabeth Bruenig, and Haroon Moghul talk about loving your community and challenging it at the same time.

The conversation will be moderated by Rabbi Lauren Grabelle Herrmann –

It will take place on Thursday, March 12th from 7-9pm at the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan, located at 334 Amsterdam Ave (76th Street).

Tickets are $10 for members and $15 for non-members. Reserve your seats here.

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About the speakers

Peter Beinart is editor-at-large at Jewish Currents. He is also a contributor to The Atlantic, a senior columnist at The Forward, a CNN political commentator, and a fellow at The Foundation for Middle East Peace.

Peter Beinart

Elizabeth Bruenig is an opinion writer for The New York Times and previously worked as an opinion writer and editor for The Washington Post. She holds a Master of Philosophy degree in Christian theology.

Elizabeth Breunig

Haroon Moghul is an academic and commentator on Islam and public affairs. He is a Fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America and the author of ‘How to be a Muslim: An American Story.’

Haroon Moghul

Rabbi Lauren Grabelle Herrmann serves as the rabbi to SAJ (Society for the Advancement of Judaism). Among Rabbi Lauren’s passions are ritual and social justice. She is the co-chair of the rabbinic council of Jews for Racial and Economic Justice (JFREJ).

This program is co-sponored by Muslim-Jewish Solidarity Committee, Shalom Hartman Institute of North America, and The Society for the Advancement of Judaism.

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