Antisemitism & Islamophobia: A Panel Discussion
Thursday, November 12, 2015
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester 441 East Avenue • Rochester, NY 14607
Free of charge • All are welcome
Dr. Mehnaz Afridi
Dr. Afridi is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Director of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Interfaith Education Center at Manhattan College. An observant Muslim who teaches courses both in Islam and the Holocaust at a Catholic college, many of Dr. Afridi’s publications have focused on themes of Muslim identity with an emphasis on the way that Antisemitism has been expressed by her contemporaries.
Dr. Muhammad Shafiq
Dr. Muhammed Shafiq is Executive Director in the Hickey Center for Interfaith Studies and Dialogue, and Professor in Religious Studies, at Nazareth College. He is a member of the Commission for Jewish Muslim Understanding.
Rabbi Alan Katz
Alan Katz is Senior Rabbi at Temple Sinai and a member of the Commission for Jewish Muslim Understanding.
Co-sponsored by the Center for Holocaust Awareness and Information (CHAI) of the Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester and the Commission for Jewish Muslim Understanding, part of the Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester and the Greater Rochester Council of Masajid
For information, contact the Jewish Federation, 585.461.0490