Adult Education Presents
a brunch on April 27, 2014
Jews and Muslims:
Our Similarities and Differences
as Children of Abraham
Shamsi Ali, Spiritual Leader
Jamaica Muslim Center, Queens
Imam Ali, a renowned Muslim scholar, has long
been active in interfaith activities, serving as an
Advisory Board member to organizations including
the Tanenbaum Center, the Partnership of Faith,
and the Universal Clergy Coalition International.
Imam Ali was a participant in the International
Conference of Imams and Rabbis for Peace in Seville,
Spain and the first National Summit of Imams and
Rabbis of North America in 2007.
Imam Ali has lectured in synagogues and churches
around the country. He was chosen as one of seven
“most influential religious leaders in New York City”
by New York Magazine and was a recipient of the
Ellis Island Medal of Honor Award in 2009 for his work
building bridges between religious communities in the city.
His latest book, "Sons of Abraham: A Candid Conversation
about the Issues That Divide and Unite Jews
and Muslims", was written with Rabbi Marc Schneier,
with a Foreword by President Bill Clinton.
Discussion & Questions 11-11:30AM
Program Fees $10 in advance for everyone:
$15 at the door for everyone
Lunch & Learn
Jewish Women Artists
of the Twentieth Century
Dr Barbara Tomlinson
Session 1: A group of women artists in Vienna
Session 2: Not just about women - the 1937 Munich
anti-Semitic exhibition on “Degenerate Art”
Session 3: Lee Krasner and difficulties women
had being associated with a male artist.
Session 4: Eleanor Antin, a feminist fluxus artist
Tuesdays, April 22, 29, May 6, 20
Fee: $30 members $40 non-members
Bring your lunch: beverages and dessert provided.
Registration form is here
Dr. Tomlinson will be conducting an optional trip
to the Metropolitan Museum on Thursday, May 29.
$25 fee will cover bus transportation, museum
entrance, and docent tour led by Dr. Tomlinson.
Sign-up preference given to course members;
other interested temple members
will be on a wait-list
For a full listing of all our Adult Education
programs for the 2013-2014 season
click on the link below for the Lomdim Brochure
Adult Education Page