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2021 Joseph Cardinal Bernardin Jerusalem Lecture
Join us for the 25th Annual Joseph Cardinal Bernardin Jerusalem Lecture: Jewish-Catholic Dialogue: Western & Middle Eastern Views.

Understanding the diverse realities of Catholic-Jewish relations in the Western world and the Middle East is essential to meet the present challenges and opportunities for dialogue.

Patriarch Pizzaballa will examine the unique questions and common commitments that ground each context, while inviting us to broaden Catholic-Jewish dialogue to other geographical, cultural, and religious contexts.


Program:
Welcome and Introduction of Lecture Series: Sr. Barbara Reid, OP, President, Catholic Theological Union

Opening Remarks: Menahem Ben-Sasson, Chancellor, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Opening Remarks: Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, Archbishop of Chicago

2021 Joseph Cardinal Bernardin Jerusalem Lecture: His Beatitude, Pierbattista Pizzaballa, OFM, Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem

Moderated Q&A with Patriarch Pizzaballa: Dr. Malka Z. Simkovich, Crown-Ryan Chair of Jewish Studies and Director of Catholic-Jewish Studies Program, Catholic Theological Union

Closing Remarks: Dr. A. Gabriel Esteban, President, DePaul University



Sponsors:
Archdiocese of Chicago, AJC–Chicago, Anti-Defamation League, Catholic Theological Union, Chicago Board of Rabbis, DePaul University, Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago, and Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership

May 13, 2021 11:00 AM in Central Time (US and Canada)

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