Past Events: Jerusalem

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Tuesdays at Tantur: Should We Compare Jewish and Islamic Legal Traditions?

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Location: Chapel Seminar Room, Tantur Ecumenical Institute

About Dr. Lena Salaymeh

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Lena Salaymeh is Associate Professor (Senior Lecturer) at Tel Aviv Law. She researches and teaches Islamic and Jewish jurisprudence in both historical and contemporary legal systems. Her book, The Beginnings of Islamic Law: Late Antique Islamicate Legal Traditions

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Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Tuesdays at Tantur: What is the Jerusalem Tradition in English Literature?

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Location: Chapel Seminar Room, Tantur Ecumenical Institute

About Niall McDevitt

Niall Mcdevitt

Niall is a poet and writer. His idea of poetry is one of urban shamanism and this includes street-level studies of the poetic history of London and beyond. Niall is an influential participant in the London and UK psychogeographical movement and has collaborated with Iain Sinclair, Robert Montgomery, John Crow, Aidan Andrew Dun, Tina Richardson, Mythogeography, Max Reeves and more. Some of his work features in the anthology Urban Shamanism: A London Poetopographical. His third book Firing Slits: Jerusalem Colportage

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Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Tuesdays at Tantur: What is the role of the UN Truce Supervision Organization?

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Location: Chapel Seminar Room, Tantur Ecumenical Institute

Un Truce Supervision Organization

About Colonel Eamon Caufield

Colonel Caulfield is the Deputy Chief of Staff for the United Nations Truce Supervision Organization. He is a serving senior officer in the Defence Forces of Ireland and has served on multiple missions with the United Nations in Lebanon in command and staff appointments, Ivory Coast and with the NATO force in Kosovo as the national commander. He is a graduate of the Defence Forces Military College and the National University of Ireland.…

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Tuesdays at Tantur: Did Paul Misread Genesis? A Jewish Reading of Paul's Letter to the Galatians

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Location: Chapel Seminar Room, Tantur Ecumenical Institute

About Dr. Marcie Lenk

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Dr. Marcie Lenk is a Shalom Hartman Institute research fellow, and the Institute’s Director of Christian Leadership Programs. She teaches Christianity at Shalem College, Patristics at the Studium Theologicum Salesianum at Ratisbonne Monastery, and Jewish and Christian texts at Ecce Homo Convent and the Swedish theological Institute. She received her Ph.D. at Harvard University with a dissertation entitled “The Apostolic Constitutions: Judaism and Anti-Judaism in the Construction of Christianity,” and earned an M.T.S. from Harvard Divinity School, as well as an M.A. in Bible and B.A. in mathematics and Jewish studies from Yeshiva University. Dr. Lenk has taught early Christianity, Hebrew Bible, and rabbinic literature at institutions such as Boston University and City College of New York.…

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Thursday, March 17, 2016

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Tantur & the Future of Ecumenical and Interreligious Dialogue: Expanding the Horizons

Location: Jerusalem Global Gateway

Tantur & the Future of Ecumenical and Interreligious Dialogue: Expanding the Horizons
January 8-11, 2015
 
The Tantur Ecumenical Institute was founded fifty years ago as a part of a new flowering of ecumenical dialogue stimulated by the Second Vatican Council. This conference celebrates the contributions that Tantur has made not just by looking to the past but by looking ahead.

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