Posted on March 10, 2011 by Shivonne
Rabbi Melchior visited us at Pardes today, hosted by the Peace & Conflict Track. The students present for his talk ended up arriving a bit late to their afternoon classes because none of us wanted him to leave 🙂
The subject of his talk was whether or not religion could/should play a role in conflict resolution. Here’s my favorite quote:
“If you want to make peace, you cannot deal only with those who want to make peace.”
Working with Rabbi Daniel Roth on the Peace & Conflict Track has been a wonderful component of my Fellows Project this year, and I’m so glad to have had the opportunity to hear Rabbi Melchior – he’s such a mentsch!