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Interreligious Engagement & Building Community in 2018
January 12, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm$18
Rabbi David Sandmel
A look and conversation at fostering interreligious understanding and collaborative work to support vulnerable and marginalized communities.
Rabbi Sandmel, treasurer of IJCIC, is a scholar of Jewish-Christian relations and interfaith activist. He has served as Director of Interreligious Engagement at the Anti-Defamation League since 2014. From 2003-2014, he held the Crown-Ryan Chair in Jewish Studies at the Catholic Theological Union in Chicago. Rabbi Sandmel earned his doctorate in Religious Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. He received his Rabbinic Ordination and Masters in Hebrew Literature from the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Cincinnati. He holds a B.A. in Jewish Studies from Ohio State University. He was the Judaic Scholar at the Institute for Christian & Jewish Studies in Baltimore, where he managed the project that produced “Dabru Emet: A Jewish Statement on Christians and Christianity.” He is an editor of Christianity in Jewish Terms and Irreconcilable Differences? A Learning Resource for Jews and Christians. His commentary on First Thessalonians appears in The Jewish Annotated New Testament.
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