COMPARATIVE RELIGION SERIES
The Community Relations Committee sponsors an annual Comparative Religion Series which runs on Tuesdays in the winter and draws upwards of 300 people each week to learn about Judaism, Christianity, Islam and many more faiths and their respective views on pertinent issues in our lives and in the world today.
Temple Beth El’s 20th Annual Comparative Religion Series
“Am I My Brother’s Keeper? Roots of Ethical Responsibility”
The 2017 Series will be held from 7:00 to 9:00 pm on five successive Tuesday evenings, January 31 through February 28. The final session will be held Thursday, March 9. All sessions are held at Temple Beth El, 5101 Providence Road, Charlotte, NC 28226.
- January 31: The Biblical Roots of Tikkun Olam, Repairing the World
Rabbi Asher Knight, Senior Rabbi, Temple Beth El
- February 7: Liberal and Conservative Christians’ Perspectives
Reverend Dr. Joe Clifford, Myers Park Presbyterian Church
Dr. John Munro, Senior Pastor, Calvary Church
Sister Rose Marie Tresp, Director of Justice, Sisters of Mercy, Belmont, NC
- February 14: Muslim Perspective
Imam Atif Chaudhry, Islamic Society of Greater Charlotte
- February 21: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Perspective
Mr. Allen Bert Alexander, President, North Carolina Charlotte Mission
Brother Dennis Ivan Kelly, High Priest and Young Single Adult Advisor, North Carolina Charlotte Mission
- February 28: Hindu Perspective
Mrs. Chidaabha Vyas, Former Secretary, Hindu Center of Charlotte
- March 9: Creating Coalitions Across Lines of Difference
Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism and Senior Vice President of the Union for Reform Judaism
- March 14: Snow Date
The Ted and M.E. Hessberg Endowment supports community outreach programs. Donations may be made to these funds by making checks payable to: Temple Beth El -Ted and M.E. Hessberg Endowment. Thank you.