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Sunday, February 16 • 10:00am - 11:15am
Where Have All the 'Pursuers of Peace' Gone!? Bringing the Rodef Shalom Back, from Text to Today

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Throughout Jewish history, there were individuals known in their communities as rodfei shalom (pursuers of peace) who modeled themselves after ˜Aaron Rodef Shalom" by loving and pursuing peace between individuals, families and communities. This session will explore what it meant to be a rodef shalom in Jewish text and history, as well as what the Pardes Center for Judaism and Conflict Resolution is doing to bring these rodfei shalom back into Jewish identity and communities today.

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Daniel Roth

Daniel Roth is director of the Pardes Center for Judaism and Conflict Resolution, where he also teaches courses that integrate text study with conflict resolution. He holds a PhD from Bar Ilan University's Program for Conflict Resolution, where he is on the faculty, writing about Jewish models of conflict resolution and peace. Daniel is also an Israeli certified court mediator and a senior research fellow at George Mason University's Center for... Read More →


Sunday February 16, 2014 10:00am - 11:15am
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