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The Interfaith Encounter Association and the Hope Flower School are holding two Ramadan Study Days on October 5 and 18. The first will be devoted to the study of forgiveness and the second to reward.

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September 25, 2006 10:16
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Thursday, October 5 The Interfaith Encounter Association and the Hope Flower School are holding two Ramadan Study Days on October 5 and 18. The first will be devoted to the study of forgiveness and the second to reward. As each decade of the Ramadan days has a special focus, participants will come together in the second and third decade of the Ramadan days in order to study the focus of the decade from the perspectives of different religions. They will meet prior to the end of the fast and will combine the ongoing study with an Iftar dinner. Buses will leave Jerusalem for the Hope Flower School El Khader at 3 p.m. and will return at night. All inclusive participation fees are NIS 45 (NIS 80 for both events) for paid-up members and NIS 65 (NIS 120 for both) for others. To register call (02) 651-0520. Vegetarian or kosher food will be supplied on request. Monday, October 23 Israel in the aftermath of War is the theme of this years Israel management Center conference to be held at the David Intercontinental Hotel. In addition to many leaders in different fields of Israel's business community, speakers will include Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, Defense Minister Amir Peretz and Industry and Trade Minister Eli Yishai. For registration and further details call (03) 671-1911/29/50 Tuesday, October 31 The Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies on the campus of Tel Aviv University will hold a study day in memory of the late General Aharon Yariv on the topic The War in Lebanon and its After Effects Tuesday, November 7 The first Global Rabbinic Task Force Conference convened by Sephardi Chief Rabbi Shlomo Amar in conjunction with the International Council of Jewish Women to try to find solutions for Agunot (women anchored in marriage by the disappearance of husbands or the refusal of husbands to grant a bill of divorce) will be held over a period of two days at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs (JCPA). Monday, November 13 The Fifth Annual David Bar-Illan Media Conference will be held at the College of Judea and Samaria where it was inaugurated and where it is held each year. The full day academic forum is held in memory of former Jerusalem Post Editor-in-Chief and senior Israel government spokesman David Bar-Illan. Topics on the agenda for this year's forum include: Foreign News Reporting during the 2006 Lebanon conflict; The Propaganda War: Israel vs Hizbullah; and Political Satire and its Impact on Israeli Society. For registration and information contact: The Office of Development & External Affairs, The College of Judea & Samaria, Ariel,l Telephone: (03)906-6222; Fax: (03)906-7440;E-mail: development@yosh.ac.il


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