Rabbi Hanan Schlesinger is director of international relations for Roots/Shorashim/Judur, a joint Palestinian-Israeli grassroots peacemaking initiative, which he cofounded along with Ali Abu Awwad and Shaul Judelman. Before that, he served as Executive Director and Community Rabbinic Scholar for the Jewish Studies Initiative of North Texas, and as coordinator for Faiths in Conversation, a framework for Muslim-Jewish-Christian interfaith dialogue which he found in 2012. Schlesinger lives with his family in Alon Shvut. He studied Jewish philosophy at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and was certified as a rabbi by the Chief Rabbinate of Israel.
October 24, 2023