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Brookdale to Host Multi-Faith Panel Discussion April 20

LINCROFT, NJ (April 14, 2017) – Community members are invited to a special presentation by seven area religious leaders on April 20 titled “The Golden Rule: A Multi-Faith Dialogue,” beginning at 7 p.m. at Brookdale Community College, 765 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft.

Guest panelists include Fatima Jaffari, representing Islam; Dr. Sarbmeet Kanwa, representing Sikhism; Rabbi Marc Kline and Rabbi Lawrence Malinger, representing Judaism; Rev. Terrence K. Porter, representing Christianity; and Uma Swaminathan, representing Hinduism.

The program will center on the “Golden Rule,” which encourages individuals to treat others as they wish to be treated, and how it is articulated across various faith traditions. It is free and open to all.

The discussion will be moderated by Joseph Ritacco, board member of the Monmouth Center for World Religions and Ethical Thought (MCWRET) and member of the New Jersey Interfaith Coalition.

The program is sponsored by Brookdale’s International Education Center, the Brookdale Diversity Council, The Center for Holocaust, Human Rights and Genocide Education (Chhange) at Brookdale, the MCWRET and the New Jersey Interfaith Coalition.

“The Golden Rule: A Multi-Faith Dialogue” will be held in Brookdale’s Student Life Center. Parking is in lots 6 and 7. For more information call 732-224-2799 or email jthomas@brookdalecc.edu.