Monday, June 19, 2017

Elijah Interfaith Institute

Elijah Interfaith Institute is a nonprofit, international, UNESCO-sponsored interfaith organization which was founded by Rabbi Alon Goshen-Gottstein in 1996.

The Elijah Interfaith Institute

Sharing Wisdom, Fostering Peace
Formation 1996
Type NGO
Headquarters Jerusalem, Israel

Head Rabbi Alon Goshen-Gottstein
Affiliations UNESCO

The mission of the Elijah Interfaith Institute, encapsulated in its slogan “Sharing Wisdom, Fostering Peace,” is to foster unity in diversity, creating a harmonious world. Through its various activities, Elijah deepens understanding among religious leaders and scholars, and through them, spreads its vision to their various communities. In 2016, the Elijah Board of World Religious Leaders articulated Elijah’s message: “The world’s great religions radiate wisdom that can heal the world. The spirit of Elijah is wisdom, inspiration, friendship and hope across religious traditions.”

Headquartered in Jerusalem, Elijah has offices and representatives in different countries, and holds its activities in multiple international settings.

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