Muslim-Jewish Encounters in Medieval Egypt and Today

April 28, 2014

Muslim-Jewish Encounters in Medieval Egypt and Today
Featuring Rabbi Ruth Sohn and Joseph Montville
with Moderator Gerry Serotta

Monday, April 28th
6:30-8:30 pm

1420 16th St. NW,
Washington, DC 20036
Corner of 16th and P Streets

For a talk, Q & A and book signings


Light refreshments served
Books available for purchase


Join EHF for a presentation by author Rabbi Ruth Sohn reflecting on her recent experiences as a Jew living in Egypt during the build up to the tumultuous “Arab Spring,”  as described in her recent book, Crossing Cairo: A Jewish Woman's Encounter with Egypt.   Joseph Montville, editor of the book, History as Prelude: Muslims and Jews in the Medieval Mediterranean, will respond to Rabbi's Sohn's presentation.  The moderated discussion will be followed by a reception.