The Joseph Interfaith Foundation
in association with
St Ethelberga's Centre for Reconciliation and Peace presents

Islamic and Jewish Mysticism

As part of its Muslim-Jewish interactive programmes, the Foundation has set up a talk about Jewish and Muslim spiritual traditions in association with St Ethelburga's Centre for Reconciliation & Peace.

Some members of the audience in the Tent Some members of the audience in the Tent

Dr Reza Shah Kazemi is a writer and Researcher Associate at the Institute of Ismaili Studies, London. He has published books on comparative religion and Islamic thought and spirituality. His works include Justice and Remembrance - Introducing the Spirituality of Imam Ali, and Paths to Transcendence-According to Shankara, Ibn Arabi and Meister Eckhart.

Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg and Dr Reza Shah Kazemi in conversation Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg and Dr Reza Shah Kazemi in conversation

Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg is the Rabbi of New North London Synagogue. He studied English Literature at Cambridge before becoming a Rabbi at the Masorti movement. Trained in the classical rabbinic tradition, he has published two books on contemporary spiritual approach to Judaism. He has been involved in Muslim-Jewish dialogue for many years.

Dr Shah Kazemi and Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg Dr Shah Kazemi and Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg