IN THIS EDITION:
   - Annual Appeal Matching Gift Challenge until 6/30
   - DI Receives 2nd SUSI Grant from State Department
  
- DI Leads Dialogue Training for Local Quaker School
   Winter 2017 JES on Pluralism, Violence & the Other
   - DI in Nigeria to Help Launch New Dialogue Center  
   -
DI Engages Local, National Muslim-Jewish Advocacy
Spring 2017
Choosing Dialogue:
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DI Receives 2nd Major Grant from U.S. State Department
The U.S. Department of State awarded the
DI a renewable grant to administer and host the Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSI) for Scholars on Religious Pluralism for
up to three years. This summer's Institute (6/24-8/5) will complement a similar SUSI program with students from the Middle East which the DI has been running since 2010.

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DI Leads Dialogue Training
for Philadelphia Quaker School
In early May, Friends' Central School,
a Quaker school located near Philadelphia, invited the DI to lead a dialogue training
for Upper School students and teachers. Executive Director Rebecca Mays facilitated the half-day training, which
included a general assembly and separate break-out sessions for each class.

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Winter 2017 JES: Pluralism, Violence and the Other
Volume 52:1 of the Journal of Ecumenical Studies presents a special issue on the theme of  "Thinking Together: Pluralism, Violence and the Other."

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DI in Nigeria to Help
Launch New Dialogue Center
Faculty from the University of Uyo
in southern Nigeria invited the DI
to its campus, May 8-12, to help launch the new Centre for Deep Dialogue and Critical Thinking.

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DI Engages Local, National Muslim-Jewish Advocacy
 The DI remains committed to fostering a climate of pluralism
and religious freedom, including
through both national and local Muslim-Jewish advocacy efforts.

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