Source: Times of Israel The Talmud is mystified too: “Cleopatra the queen asked Rebbi Meir, ‘I can understand that dead people can be brought back to life, but will I come back with my clothes on or without them?’” No fashionista like Cleopatra would want to be brought back to […]

The power of Jewish-Muslim dialogue

Tribune: When the 9/11 attacks occurred in the US, I had just begun teaching at the American University in Washington, DC as the new Chair of Islamic studies. As the scale of what had happened became apparent, I knew how important fostering dialogue and communication between Islam and other religions […]