- Thursday February 7, 2013
- Temple Beth Sholom, 1051 S. Tuttle Ave., Sarasota
- Group Hosting:
- The Herman and Sally Boxser Diversity Initiative
- Elaine Tedesco
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- Ticket Price:
- Free; $50 per person for optional dinner
Boxser Diversity Initiative will present Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish, author of "I Shall Not Hate." Dr. Abuelaish is the founder of the Daughters For Life Foundation, and is a leader is efforts to bring Jews, Muslims and Christians together in Israel and Palestine. He is a Harvard trained physician who lost his three daughters and a niece in 2009 when Israeli shells destroyed his home in Gaza. The Herman and Sally Boxser Diversity Initiative provides speakers and exhibits to foster tolerance and understanding of all racial and religious groups.
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