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Iranian-Jewish Dialogue on the Cyrus Cylinder

CRDC, FEZANA, and NIAC invite you to a shared panel and celebration in honor of the presence in Washington of the Cyrus Cylinder and its significance for the peaceful interaction of civilizations based on universal human rights and human dignity.

Cyrus Cylinder

The Center for World Religions, Diplomacy, and Conflict Resolution (CRDC), Federation of Zoroastrian Associations of North America (FEZANA), and National Iranian American Council (NIAC) invite you to a shared panel and celebration in honor of the presence in Washington of the Cyrus Cylinder and its significance for the peaceful interaction of civilizations based on universal human rights and human dignity.

We gather to celebrate and reflect together during the Jewish Passover, and immediately following Norooz, the Iranian New Year, demonstrating the peaceful interaction of two ancient civilizations united in their common devotion to the legacy of Cyrus the Great.

This event will feature:

  • Dr. Shaul Bakhash, Professor of History and Iranian Studies, George Mason University
  • Rabbi / Dr. Marc Gopin, Director of CRDC, George Mason University
  • Dr. Ahmad Karimi Hakkak, Professor and Founding Director of the Center for Persian Studies, University of Maryland
  • Dr. Fatemeh Keshavarz, Professor and Director of the Roshan Institute Center for Persian Studies, University of Maryland
  • Dr. Trita Parsi, President, NIAC

Thursday, March 28th, 2013
7 - 9 PM

Founders Hall, Room 134, George Mason University
3351 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22201

 

 

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