The Day of Respect that was initiated by Rabbi Soetendorp in 2006 was celebrated for the sixth time on 10 November, 2011. More than 3.000 schools participated in the programme that centered on the theme "Respecting Myself". The schools addressed this topic in guest lectures, public events...

Read more ... →

unhcr_er_photo1A severe drought is affecting more than 12 Million people in Somalia, Kenia and Ethiopia. Aid agencies warn that this could lead to an unprecedented famine if the international community does not take immediate action.

BBC Africa reports that the region's food crisis has reached "unimaginable...

Read more ... →

To support the work of OneVoice Israel (OVI), Rabbi Soetendorp signed a letter to the members of the Knesset to applaud the launch of the Two-State Solution Caucus, taking place at the Knesset’s Jerusalem Hall on Monday, Jan. 17, 2011, at 12 pm.

The caucus was conceived and co-created by OneVoice...

Read more ... →

The Museum of the World's Religions in Taipei, Taiwan, is celebrating its tenth anniversary on November 9 - 11, 2011 . The Museum has been founded by Dharma Master Hsin Tao, the head of the Ling Jiou Mountain Buddhist Association, who is a strong supporter of interfaith dialogue and interreligious...

Read more ... →

unveiling-299x206Rabbi Soetendorp took part in a ceremony celebrating the unveiling of an Anne Frank statute in Oranjestad, the island's capital. Upon his arrival on the Caribbean island on June 9, Rabbi Soetendorp was welcomed by the Prime Minister Mike Eman and had several meetings with governmental...

Read more ... →

On December 14, Rabbi Soetendorp has been the first speaker at “De Nieuw Wij” (“The New Way”) - a series of three cultural events that combine classical music with words of wisdom and inspiration. During the event, Rabbi Soetendorp read some poems he has written, quoted the Earth Charter and...

Read more ... →

The Soetendorp Institute


Jacob Soetendorp Institute for Human Values
Van Wijngaerdenstraat 21
2596 TW The Hague
The Netherlands

Subscribe to our newsletter

First name*    

Please make a donation