The Peace and Violence of Judaism

Pearlstone Conference and Retreat Center

Dates: Sunday, May 25, 2014
Speaker: Robert Eisen

Memorial Day Weekend 2014

Begins Noon on Sunday, May 25
Ends 2:00 pm on Monday, May 26

Lecture Topics:

  1. "Peace and Violence in Classical Judaism:  The Fundamental Ambiguities"
  2. "Modern Times:  Peace and Violence in Religious and Secular Zionism"
  3. "The Comparative Context:  Comparisons with Christianity and Islam"
  4. "Final Reflections:  What All of This Means for the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict"

Cost includes one night's lodging, four kosher meals, all gratuities, and four lectures.

Retreat will be held at:

Pearlstone Conference and Retreat Center
5425 Mt. Gilead Road
Reisterstown, MD 21136
For directions, please click here.

The Foundation for Jewish Studies does not provide insurance coverage and does not assume any liability. We recommend that you secure your own travel/medical insurance for the duration of the retreat.

Cancelation policy: There is a $50 fee for cancelations within seven days of the retreat, plus any fees charged by the conference center.


Online Learning for this Event

The Peace and Violence of Israel - Handout

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