Programme of the Synagogue


Jewish-Christian Sources and Dimensions of Dialogue

Internatiopnal scientific symposium

20.-21. April 2021, from 9:00 onwards

We kindly invite you to join us on Tuesday, 20th of April, and Wednesday, 21se of April 2021, at the International Scientific Symposium “Judeo-Christian Sources and Dimensions of Dialogue”.

The symposium will be organized in the online platform Zoom, which you will access at THIS LINK (upon registration you must register with your name and surname) or you will also be able to follow it on the YOUTUBE of the Faculty of Theology UL.

The first day of the symposium will begin at 9:00 with introductory greetings by the keynote speakers, followed by thematic presentations by domestic and foreign authors on the topic of Judeo-Christian dialogue.

The second day of the symposium will start at 9:30 and will run throughout the day, just like on the first day. Also on this day, the participating lecturers will shed light on the dialogue between the two religions in a historical context and highlight the various challenges of interfaith dialogue.

A more detailed program can be found on the website of the Faculty of Theology, University of Ljubljana.

The symposium is organized as part of the commemoration of the 55th anniversary of the Council statement Nostra Aetate, which enabled a systematic dialogue between the Catholic Church and Judaism. The organizers of the symposium are the Maribor Unit of the Faculty of Theology and the Center of Jewish Cultural Heritage Synagogue Maribor.

The preparation and implementation of the symposium were supported by the Municipality of Maribor, the Embassy of the State of Israel and the Slovenian Bishops’ Conference.

The event is held under the honorary patronage of the President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor.

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