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Ellie Hidalgo to speak at Catholic-Jewish Women’s Conference

October 8, 2018 by Katie Kevorkian

catholic-jewish womens conferenceEllie Hidalgo, Pastoral Associate at Dolores Mission, will be speaking at the 42nd Annual Catholic-Jewish Women’s Conference on Monday, November 12, 2018. The theme of the conference is Facing the Human Challenge of Forgiveness. She will be joined by Rabbi Cantor Alison Wissot of Temple Judea. 

The event will be at Temple Judea, 5429 Lindley Avenue, Tarzana, CA 91356 beginning at 8:30 am. 

From their website

The goal of the Catholic-Jewish Women’s Conference is to promote understanding and good fellowship in the Greater Los Angeles area between women of these two vital religious traditions. The organization is open to all Catholic and Jewish women. Others interested in Interfaith Dialogue are also invited to attend.
In 1977,
 as a result of Nostra Aetate, the 1965 declaration of Vatican II repudiating anti-Semitism,  a group of Catholic religious sisters suggested a dialogue exchange between Jewish and Catholic women. With the help and support of Rabbi Alfred Wolf, of blessed memory, and Msgr. Royale Vadakin, the first Catholic-Jewish Women’s Conference was planned. Since then, the conference has been held annually.

To register for the conference, visit http://www.catholicjewishwomenla.org/ or email cjwcsocal@gmail.com for more information. 

 

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