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Peace-building program at Saint Leo University free for the public

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ST. LEO — A rabbi and an Islamic judge will discuss grass roots peace-building at a seminar hosted by Saint Leo University's Center for Catholic Jewish Studies.

Rabbi Ron Kronish, director of the Interreligious Coordinating Council in Israel, and Qadi (Judge) Iyad Zahalka, head of the Muslim Sharia Court in Jerusalem, will discuss "The Other Peace Process — Interreligious Dialogue in the Service of Peace."

The program will be presented twice on Sept. 30. The first session is from 3 to 4:30 p.m., in the student community center's Greenfelder-Denlinger boardrooms at the university, 33701 State Road 52. An evening session is scheduled from 7 to 9 p.m. at Congregation Beth Am, 2030 W Fletcher Ave. in Tampa.

The free event is open to the public, but seating is first-come, first-serve. For more information and to register, contact Abraham Peck at (352) 588-7298 or [email protected]

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