THE STAR AND THE CRESCENT: THE LONG RELATIONSHIP OF JUDAISM AND ISLAM

Description

Melton Scholars class.*

Location

Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center

Date & Time

Wednesdays, 7:00-8:30pm 2/12/20 - 5/20/20

We will examine the longstanding relationship between Judaism and Islam, broadening our understanding and challenging our assumptions.

Course Description :

Jews and Muslims have co-existed, at times peacefully and at other times contentiously, for more than a millennium. What do they have in common? What are the sources of tension and conflict between Judaism and Islam? This course will examine the longstanding relationship between Judaism and Islam, between Jews and Muslims, broadening our understanding and challenging our assumptions.

Dates: Feb. 12, 19, 26; Mar. 4, 11, 18; Apr. 1; May 6, 13, 20
 
About the Instructor:
 
Rabbi Dr. Leon Weissberg is the former Director of the Leo Martin March of the Living in Miami-Dade and in Boca Raton. He has a doctorate in Educational Leadership and offers courses at various South Florida universities and schools. Leon has been teaching Melton courses for the past 32 years, developing a fan base and following wherever he goes.
 
 
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