Ronald J. Young, Primary Consultant to the National Interreligious Committee for Peace will speak at 4:00 pm in ACB Room 238, West Tower (825 Bloom Walk, Los Angeles).
Refreshments will be served.
In 1987, Mr. Young founded the U.S. Interreligous Committee for Peace in the Middle East.
The Committee for Peace
in the Middle East is a national organization of 2,500 American Jews, Christians and Muslims, including prominent leaders of all three communities, working together for peace in the Middle East based on the deepest values in the three traditions.
Ron Young has spoken and written widely on the Middle East and interfaith cooperation; taught a course on the Arab-Israeli-Palestinian conflict at Haverford College; arranged Interfaith Convocations for Peace and Interfaith Prayer Services; produced resources on religion in the search for peace; arranged high level meetings with U.S. officials and with Israeli and Arab delegations to the Peace Talks; and organized and led annual Interreligious Leadership Trips to the Middle East.
is the author of Missed Opportunities for Peace: U.S. Middle East Policy, 1981-86.