IN THIS EDITION:
   - DI Leads Workshop for Muslim-Jewish Advisory Council
   - DI Prepares to Launch Swidler Legacy Circle
   - DI Co-Sponsors Reformation Event at Temple University
   - Board Member John Esposito Receives El-Hibri Award
   - Journal of Ecumenical Studies Summer 2017 Issue
   - Give the Gift of Dialogue on #GivingTuesday

Fall 2017

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DI Leads Dialogue Workshop for
National Muslim-Jewish Advisory Council
The DI offered a special dialogue workshop for members of the national Muslim-Jewish Advisory Council at its recent retreat, held September 8-9, at the Aspen Institute's Wye River Conference Center in Queenstown, Maryland.

The retreat was coordinated by the Aspen Institute's Justice and Society Program.
DI Board member Sergio Mazza facilitated the workshop, introducing the DI's Dialogue Principles - originally formulated by Founder and President Leonard Swidler as the "Dialogue Decalogue."

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DI Prepares to Launch
Swidler Legacy Circle
This January the DI will officially launch its
Swidler Legacy Circle in honor of
Founder and President, Leonard Swidler,
and in memory of his late wife, Arlene.
The Circle includes donors who make
a significant commitment to steward the
work of the DI and/or Journal of Ecumenical Studies through major and/or planned gifts.

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DI Co-Sponsors Reformation Event at Temple University
The DI co-sponsored a special symposium
at Temple University, October 27th,
in recognition of the 500th anniversary
of Martin Luther's call for reform:
Transcending the Reformation-Counter-Reformation - A Contemporary Dialogue. DI Founder and President Leonard Swidler offered the keynote address.

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DI Board Member Receives El-Hibri's Fearless Ally Award
The El-Hibri Foundation named DI Board member John Esposito the
recipient of its 2017 Fearless Ally
Award for his life's work to advance inclusion and understanding of American Muslims.

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Summer 2017 Journal
of Ecumenical Studies
Check out our Summer 2017
Journal of Ecumenical Studies, featuring articles on Muslim-Christian dialogue, ecumenical ecclesiology, Mary as a paradigm
for Muslim piety, and more!

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Give the Gift of Dialogue
on #GivingTuesday
November 28th is #GivingTuesday,
an annual and global day of giving
fueled by the power of social
media and collaboration. Can we
count on you this year to
give the gift of dialogue?

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