Abdelkader Essay Contest for Students
Why participate? Broaden global perspectives by learning about the Middle East and Islamic culture through the legacy of Emir Abdelkader (1808-1883). Connect cultures across centuries to promote cultural literacy, civility, tolerance, and understanding while exploring models of ethical leadership, moral courage and humanitarian conduct.
Prize awards range from $500 to $1500. Visit the Abdelkader Education Project website for more information.
Lessons of Faith: Alumna’s Bequest to Strengthen Center for the Study of Jewish-Christian-Muslim Relations at MerrimackEileen Jennings ’64, admits that she spent most of her life largely unaware of the specific teachings of the Muslim religion, and its many similarities with Christianity. But that changed dramatically in 2007, when she met an Afghan man named Israr who has since brought religious tolerance, sustaining friendship, and a new calling into Jennings’ life. Today, through the Center for the Study of Jewish-Christian-Muslim Relations Jennings has reached out to share those gifts with the Merrimack community.
Wiesenthal Center’s “The Courage to Remember: The Holocaust 1933-1945” Poster Exhibit at McQuade