Why anti-Semitism threatens us allMichael Blume: "Hatred leads to the Abyss."
Panel with Michael Blume, anti-Semitism commissioner of Baden-Württemberg, and representatives of the House of One on the daily struggle for tolerance between people of different religion, culture and origin.
Insults, hostility, attacks - anti-Semitism is still part of the everyday life of any Jewish citizen in Germany. There is more behind it than just prejudices or an anti-Jewish attitude. At the heart of anti-Semitism is the idea of a Jewish world conspiracy that their believers think must be fought. "This hatred leads to the abyss," says Michael Blume, anti-Semitism commissioner in Baden-Württemberg. "Anti-Semitism affects us all."
What is the source of anti-Semitism in Germany? What makes people particularly susceptible to such conspiracy theories? How can one counter this misanthropic ideology? Michael Blume will discuss these and more questions with Jewish cantor Esther Hirsch and Imam Osman Örs, both from the House of One Foundation.
Michael Blume, anti-Semitism commissioner of Baden-Württemberg, for whom religion and tolerance also play an important role in his private life as he is married to a Muslima.
Esther Hirsch, theological consultant of the House of One and Jewish cantor, will moderate the evening togtether with Osman Örs, theological consultant of the House of One and Imam.
Where: Berliner Stadtbibliothek (ZLB) – Berlin-Saal (2. OG), Breite Straße 36, 10178 Berlin
- Admission free - Please write a short email to firstname.lastname@example.org when you are planning to come.
The "Haus der Religionen" (House of Religions) in Bern is inviting to the conference of interfaith projects and buildings in Bern. In scope of this event, which was first introduced by the House of One back in 2020, representants of various interfaith projects will come together to connect and work on a better exchange and network amongst each other.
Für Menschen, die wegen ihres Glaubens verfolgt werden, wird nach christlicher Tradition am sechsten Sonntag vor Ostern gebetet. Dieses Jahr wollen wir das an der Seite von Bischof Christian Stäblein (Evangelische Kirche EKBO) gemeinsam mit muslimischen und jüdischen Gläubigen tun.St. Marienkirche