Reflections of Rabbi Soetendorp

Please find below some reflections and words of wisdom of Rabbi Soetendorp.

Rwanda 6 April 1994

Fifteen years ago today, I stood in our kitchen listening to the radio and heard that the presidents of both Rwanda and Burundi were killed in a plane crash. I banged my fists against the wall and screamed a curse. I knew this incident would unleash a bloodbath. Concerned...

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Can a Holocaust Survivor Use the Kindness Shown Him by a German Woman to create peace? Published on 28 December 2005:

The circumstances of my birth and survival as a Jewish infant in the midst of World War II Amsterdam have forever determined my belief in the saving capacity of interfaith dialogue...

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Millennium Development Goals (MDG)
children_in_indiaAt the Millennium Summit in September 2000, the largest gathering of world leaders in history adopted the UN Millennium Declaration, committing their nations to a new global partnership to reduce extreme poverty and setting out a series of time-bound targets, with...

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In June 2007, HRH Prince Hassan bin Talal of Jordan and Rabbi Awraham Soetendorp adopted the following joint statement for peace in the Middle East that suggests the creation of dialogue centers for reconciliation and healing where Jews and Muslims can come together to exchange their...

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