How Islam Saved the Jews

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Join Professor David Wasserstein of Vanderbilt University for an eye opening discussion about Islam and Judaism. This lecture will be followed by a panel discussion, moderated by Professor Tudor Parfitt, FIU. Panelists include: Iqbal Akhtar, FIU; Amanullah de Sondy, University of Miami; Nathan Katz, FIU; and Mohammed Shakir, COSMOS.

This program is free and open to the public. Please RSVP in advance to or 786-972-3175.

Sponsor: President Navon Professor of Sephardi-Mizrahi Studies. The series is co-sponsored by FIU’s Jewish Studies Initiatives and COSMOS, South Florida’s leading Muslim community organization, Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC), and MCCJ (Miami Coalition of Christians and Jews).