Vision

The Soetendorp Institute envisions a movement based on the peaceful and compassionate collaboration of people from different religions, cultures, countries and sectors of society that galvanizes individuals and countries to create just and sustainable communities in which the divine in all of us and in all creation is revered, respected and cherished.

We are guided by the universal principle, which in the Jewish faith is expressed in the imperative of tikkun olam, repairing a world that is broken, for those in need, for ourselves and our future. We strive to be an inspiration, a call to action, and to act as a catalyst, multiplier and connector, helping lead individuals, societies and countries, beginning with our own, on a path of promise, justice, respect, dignity and peace.

Mission

The mission of the Jacob Soetendorp Institute for Human Values is to:

  • Protect the Earth
  • Work towards social and economic justice
  • Build Peace and foster Reconciliation
  • Promote interfaith and intergenerational dialogue
  • Improve the lives of children worldwide
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The Institute envisions a movement based on the peaceful and compassionate collaboration of people from different religions, cultures, countries and sectors of society that galvanizes individuals and countries to create just and sustainable communities in which the divine in all of us and in all...

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Support our work of building bridges between the cultures, spiritual traditions, and generations by sending your donation to:

Stichting Jewish Institute for Human Values (JIHV)
Account number: 22.57.54.­436 
at F. van Lanschot Bankiers in The Hague

Bank Address:
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The Jacob Soetendorp Institute for Human Values provides the base of support from which and through which the award-winning humanitarian Rabbi Awraham Soetendorp works and is active as a public voice, World Connector, Earth Charter Commissioner and change agent in the Netherlands and...

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Ira Goldberg serves as secretary of the Soetendorp Institute's board of directors. He is an expert in NGO management. He has managed and worked with both emergency and development NGOs and UN agencies in India, Hungary, and a number of countries in sub-Saharan Africa, as well the USA, and the...

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Copyright
All rights reserved. All contents (texts, illustrations, photos, graphics, files, designs, arrangements and other things) on the JSIHV website are protected by copyright and other protective laws. The contents of this website are to be used only for calling up in accordance with...

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Met bestuur van de stichting Jacob Soetendorp Institute for Human Values is als volgt samengesteld:

Ir J.M. van Praag, voorzitter en penningmeester
I. Goldberg, secretaris
M.Q.H. van Poecke

 

Ir J.M.van Praag
Jack van Praag studeerde elektrotechniek in Delft en heeft zijn loopbaan gevolgd in...

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The Jacob Soetendorp Institute for Human Values, formerly the Jewish Institute for Human Values, was founded in 2001, by three business people who were inspired by the message and work of Rabbi Awraham Soetendorp. All three men recognized in Rabbi Soetendorp a sincere teacher of compassion who...

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Our activities are focused around the five thematic areas: Peace and Reconciliation, Social and Economic Justice, Protect and Restore the Environment, Interfaith Dialogue and Realize the Rights of Children.

 

Peace and Reconciliation
Convoy for Peace
OneVoice...

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Michael C. Slaby works as Program Manager for the Soetendorp Institute. He holds a Master with distinction in Comparative Religion, Political Science and International Law from Heidelberg University, Germany. His Master thesis analysed the World's Parliament of the Religions in 1893 that marked the...

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Jacob Soetendorp, a rebuilder of Jewish communities after the Shoah, a pioneer of the interfaith encounter and a peace and human rights advocate, was born in one of the poor quarters of Amsterdam in 1914. Faced by the death of his father at 13, he helped his mother to take care of the...

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The Soetendorp Institute

Contact

Jacob Soetendorp Institute for Human Values
Van Wijngaerdenstraat 21
2596 TW The Hague
The Netherlands
info@soetendorpinstitute.org

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