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The Jerusalem Conference

By: | posted on: Oct 11, 2018

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Date(s) - 10/11/2018
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

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Hilton Ballroom, University of Houston

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$30 USD
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https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-jerusalem-conference-tickets-47833433086?aff=es2
Phone:
815.315.0682
Organization:
Bright Stars of Bethlehem


HOUSTON, TX

As part of the Room for Hope festival, Bright Stars of Bethlehem is pleased to host The Jerusalem Conference, a one-day conference on Thursday, October 11 that brings together ecumenical scholars, theologians, and peace-doers around the topic,

Jerusalem: What Makes for Peace?

A follow up from the 2017 Atlanta Summit at the Carter Center hosted by President Carter, The Jerusalem Conference offers a timely exploration of Jerusalem as key to peace in the Middle East — and how people of faith can advance the vision of an inclusive, just Holy Land.

Featured speakers include Rev. Jim Winkler, President of National Council of Churches, and Rev. Mae Cannon of Christians for Middle East Peace, Soujourners Founder and President Jim Wallis, and Rev. Dr. Mitri Raheb, Founder, and President of Dar al-Kalima University.

Sponsored by

National Council of Churches, Christians for Middle East Peace, Students for Justice in Palestine, and Proctor Conference.

Event Schedule

8:30 – 9:30 a.m: Registration

9:30 a.m: Welcome

10:00 – 11:15 a.m: Panel 1 – Jerusalem Today

— 11:15 a.m: Break —

11:30 – 12:45 p.m: Interfaith Panel including Jewish, Muslim and Christian perspectives

— 12:45 – 2:00 p.m: Lunch —

2:00 – 3:15 p.m: International Law and the Embassy Move Featuring Sojourners President, Jim Wallis

3:15 – 4:30 p.m: Where do we go from here?

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