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Skorka Abraham

Rector of the Rabbinic Seminary "Marshall T.Meyer", Argentina

Abraham Skorka (born July 5, 1950 in Buenos Aires) is an Argentine biophysicist, rabbi and book author. Abraham Skorka is rector of the Seminario Rabínico Latinoamericano in Buenos Aires, the rabbi of the Jewish community Benei Tikva, professor of biblical and rabbinic literature at the Seminario Rabinico Latinoamericano and honorary professor of Hebrew Law at the Universidad del Salvador, Buenos Aires.

Abraham Skorka held with the Archbishop of Buenos Aires Jorge Mario Bergoglio, later Pope Francis, a series of inter-religious talks on topics such as God, fundamentalism, atheists, death, holocaust, homosexuality, and capitalism. The dialogues alternately took place at the seat of the bishop and at the Jewish Community Benei Tikva. They were published in a book titled Sobre el Cielo y la Tierra (Between Heaven and Earth).

In 1973 he graduated from the Seminario Rabinico Latinamericano with ordination as a rabbi.

In 1979 he was awarded his doctorate in Chemistry at the University of Buenos Aires. Skorka has published scientific papers in the field of biophysics and numerous articles in the field of Biblical and Talmudic research.

He received a doctorate honoris causa from the Jewish Theological Seminary of America in New York.

In 2010 the Universidad Católica Argentina awarded him a doctorate honoris causa, the first time in Latin America that a Catholic university gave this title to a rabbi.

[September 2016]
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October 13 2016

A delegation of the Community of Sant'Egidio meets the President of the Central African Republic Touadéra

Among the discussed topics: DREAM Programme, health and work for peace
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October 5 2016

5th October, World Teacher’s Day: All to school…of peace!

Thanks to all who freely and voluntarily school children all over the world. The video of the School of Peace in Antwerp.
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October 24 2011

The Spirit of Assisi: 25 Years of Prayer for Peace

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March 21 2011

Jos (Nigeria): a Conference on peace, the service to the poor and the intereligious dialogue

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HUMANITARIAN CORRIDORS, our answer to the war in Syria

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October 20 2016

One month after Assisi 2016, many meetings to answer to the "Thirst for Peace" of the world

Among the latest: Kenya, Uganda etc...
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October 19 2016

Out of war, beyond the sea: the way of hope. WATCH!

In the next few days other refugees from Syria will arrive to Italy through the humanitarian corridors. Here is a video with voices and stories of those who have fled from war and arrived to Italy with this project.
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October 21 2016
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