Program

A unique educational experience with expert teachers and lecturers, sharing ideas, encountering sacred texts, practicing the spiritual life, experiencing bibliodrama, visiting holy sites and more.

Week 1, July 23rd- 28th

Sharing Wisdom”: a seminar on how “Wisdom” is understood in six religious traditions and why and how it is shared with those from other faiths. What are the benefits and the dangers of sharing Wisdom? How can sharing Wisdom can help us experience the oneness of humanity and creation?

Week 2, July 31st - August 3rd

“Sharing Wisdom”: a training workshop for emerging religious and community leaders, with an emphasis on healing painful memories and building models of sharing Wisdom which respond to past divisions and answer contemporary challenges.

 

Day 1
23 Jul 2017

Welcome and Introductions

Rabbi Alon Goshen-Gottstein
Peta Jones Pellach

Lecture: Why we have chosen Sharing Wisdom

Lecture: Why we have chosen Sharing Wisdom as our theme and what we mean by it.
Rabbi Alon Goshen-Gottstein
Day 2
24 Jul 2017

Text study – Sharing Wisdom

Text study – Sharing Wisdom – Oneness in Diversity
Meir Sendor
Peta Jones Pellach

Lecture – Prayer and Ritual

Lecture – Prayer and Ritual as a Way of Sharing Wisdom and Affirming Unity
Rabbi Alon Goshen-Gottstein
Day 3
25 Jul 2017

Text-study – Who is Wise

Peta Jones Pellach

Bibliodrama: Rav Kook

Peta Jones Pellach

Visit to Rav Kook House

Rabbi Itzchak Marmorstein
Day 4
26 Jul 2017

Reflections

Rabbi Alon Goshen-Gottstein
Day 5
27 Jul 2017

Panel/ Debate: Can we share wisdom responsibly in when there is an imbalance of power?

Can interreligious dialogue ignore political realities?
TBA

Bibliodrama

Peta Jones Pellach
Day 6
28 Jul 2017
Day 7
30 Jul 2017
Day 8
31 Jul 2017
Day 9
01 Aug 2017
Day 10
02 Aug 2017

Text-study

Peta Jones Pellach

Bibliodrama

Peta Jones Pellach
Day 11
03 Aug 2017

Text study

Peta Jones Pellach