Seminars & Lecture Series

From Enemy to Friend

with Rabbi Amy Eilberg
November 14-16, 2014

free and open to the public

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Drawing on Judaism's rich body of sacred texts about peace and peacemaking, which she explores in her recently published From Enemy to Friend: Jewish Wisdom and the Pursuit of Peace, Rabbi Amy Eilberg, the first woman ordained as a rabbi in Judaism's Conservative Movement and a special consultant to the Jay Phillips Center, will discuss why conflict arises among individuals and groups, what contributes to the resolution of conflict, and how each of us can serve the cause of peace.

Friday, November 14, 7:30 p.m.
The Nature of Conflict and Vengeance: “Why do we fight?”
Mt. Zion Temple, 1300 Summit Ave., St. Paul, MN
Rabbi Eilberg will speak during the Shabbat service at approximately 8:00 p.m. and then after services for Q and A session.

Saturday, November 15, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
The Practice of Peace: Training the Heart and Mind for Peace
Mt. Zion Temple, 1300 Summit Ave., St. Paul, MN
Learn and practice the ways to bring peace into your life.

Sunday, November 16, 8:15 and 10:15 a.m.
Seek Peace and Pursue It
Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 700 Snelling Ave., St. Paul, MN
Rabbi Eilberg will speak during services at both times listed above. She will also lead a Q and A session between services.

Sunday, November 16, 1:45 p.m.
Peace Among Religions
Islamic Center of Minnesota, 1401 Gardena Ave. NE, Fridley, MN

Sponsored by Islamic Center of Minnesota, Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, and Mount Zion Temple
Co-Sponsored by the Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning and St. Paul Interfaith Network (SPIN)