Rabbi Dr. Ron Kronish is founding director and now
senior advisor of the Interreligious Coordinating Council
in Israel (ICCI) — which is now a department of Rabbis
for Human Rights. He is a noted rabbi, educator, author,
lecturer and speaker. This article is adapted from an essay
in Coexistence and Reconciliation in Israel –Voices for
Interreligious Dialogue (Paulist Press, 2015), a collection
of essays by Jews, Christians and Muslims from Israel and Palestine, edited by Kronish.
He blogs regularly for the Huffington Post http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ron-kronish
and The Times of Israel. http://blogs.timesofisrael.com/author/ron-kronish/.