Interreligious Mission to Kosovo

Resul Rexhepi, (R) Secretary of the Kosovo Islamic Community, shows Rabbi Bemporad a historical marker acknowledging destruction of Islamic heritage in the Kosovo war.

Resul Rexhepi, (R) Secretary of the Kosovo Islamic Community, shows Rabbi Bemporad a historical marker acknowledging destruction of Islamic heritage in the Kosovo war.

On an interreligious mission to Kosovo recently, whose population is 90% Muslim, Rabbi Bemporad met with members of Parliament and representatives of various sectors of the community, as well as with leaders of the Muslim, Christian, and Jewish communities. Along with participation from all the Kosovar groups, the CIU is organizing a conference, “Spiritual Resources for Peace,” to be held there in the spring.

 

Rabbi Bemporad (L) discusses minority religions in Kosovo with Fr. Kastriot Idrizi during a recent visit.

Rabbi Bemporad (L) discusses minority religions in Kosovo with Fr. Kastriot Idrizi during a recent visit.

Prof. Dr. Marjan Dema, (L) Rector of the University of Prishtina and Rabbi Bemporad, explore proposals for finding additional teaching staff for the institution.

Prof. Dr. Marjan Dema, (L) Rector of the University of Prishtina and Rabbi Bemporad, explore proposals for finding additional teaching staff for the institution.