The organizing team is Michelle Koch (Muslim-Jewish Solidarity Committee), Rabbi Benjamin Spratt (Associate Rabbi of Congregation Rodeph Sholom), Hussein Rashid (PhD Islamic Studies; community leader), and Rabbi Joshua Stanton (Rabbi at East End Temple in Manhattan). Amongst us, we have Methuselah-level years of experience, individually and together, in creating trouble to make a better world.
We ask for a commitment for all of our meetings dates:Sunday, September 30, 2018, 12-3PMSunday, October 28, 2018, 12-3PMSunday, November 11, 2018, 12-3PMSunday, December 16, 2018, 12-3PMSunday, January 13, 2019, 12-3PMSunday February 10, 2019, 12-3PMSunday, March 17, 2019, 12-3PMSunday, April 21, 2019, 12-3PMSaturday, May 18, 7-10PM (this meeting is during Ramadan, and we will arrange an Iftar.)There are also two other potential meetings we will negotiate with accepted participants, if necessary.
There is a program fee of $250 for accepted participants. This fee helps cover some of the costs associated with the program, and should not prevent anyone from applying and/or participating. If you are accepted into the program, and need financial consideration, you may speak confidentially to the organizers.
Answers to questions below do not have to be lengthy. We are simply trying to get a sense of who you are. Pithy and witty are welcome.
*Applications are due July 4, 2018