A diverse group of community leaders left on Sunday, March 6, 2016 to take part in the seventh Greensboro Interfaith Study Mission to Israel. This trip works to build bridges of understanding among peoples of diverse backgrounds building respect and understanding across spiritual preferences, religions, races, ethnicities, and cultures.
The vision for the Interfaith Mission is to strengthen the Greensboro community by encouraging people to form relationships around common goal of building a community; building understanding of different spiritual and faith backgrounds and experiences while being together; and, helping participants gain greater understanding of the complex issues pertaining to the Middle East and apply these learnings back home.
Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro (CFGG)
Greensboro Jewish Federation (GJF)
National Conference for Community and Justice (NCCJ)
Funding Partners (for scholarships):
Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro
Greensboro Jewish Federation
Dorothy and Stanley Frank Fund (held at CFGG)
Claudette Burroughs White Scholarship Fund (held at GJF)
Nancy Brenner and Rev. Odell Cleveland
Ivan Canada (NCCJ), Marilyn Forman Chandler (GJF), Tara Sandercock (CFGG)
Rabbi Eliezer Havivi of Beth David Synagogue