Sunday, January 25, 2015

Skorka Visits Los Angeles

Rabbi Abraham Skorka visited Los Angeles on January 22-25 for the Fourth Annual Hispanic Theology and Ministry Lecture: Chasing Peace at Loyola Marymount University.  

The event was also sponsored by Masorti Olami and the Martin Gang Institute for Intergroup Relations.

Rabbi Skorka also led Torah study at Valley Beth Shalom temple in the San Fernando Valley and met for a public dialogue with the Archbishop of Los Angeles, Jose Gomez.

Rabbi Skorka is a close friend of Pope Francis.  They participated in an interreligious dialogue in Buenos Aires when the pope was Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio.  On Heaven and Earth was first published in Argentina in 2010.

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