- 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
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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.


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.


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."


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.


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.