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Rabbi Dr. David Fox Sandmel Lecture
October 25, 2018 , 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree
Rabbi Dr. David Fox Sandmel will present “Come Let Us Reason Together: Jewish Responses to the Catholic Church’s New Teachings on Judaism” at the 25th Monsignor John M. Oesterreicher Memorial Lecture on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 7:00 pm.
A scholar of Jewish-Christian relations and interfaith activist, Rabbi David Fox Sandmel, Ph.D. has served as Director of Interreligious Engagement at the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) since 2014. Before joining the ADL, he held the Crown-Ryan Chair in Jewish Studies at the Catholic Theological Union in Chicago and was the Judaic Scholar at the Institute for Christian & Jewish Studies in Baltimore, where he managed the project that produced “Dabru Emet: A Jewish Statement on Christians and Christianity.” Rabbi Dr. Sandmel is also an editor of “Christianity in Jewish Terms and Irreconcilable Differences? A Learning Resource for Jews and Christians,” and his commentary on First Thessalonians appears in “The Jewish Annotated New Testament.”
On this special evening we will also commemorate the 65th anniversary of the founding of the Institute of Judaeo-Christian Studies, which is hosting the lecture in partnership with the New Jersey Commission on Holocaust and Genocide Education.
The event is free and open to the public and will be held in the Jubilee Amphitheatre in Jubilee Hall at Seton Hall University. To RSVP and learn more, please visit www.shu.edu/JMO2018 or call us at 973.761.9751.