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Jewish, Hindu Students at Stanford Promote Dialogue on College Campuses

by Hillel News |Nov 21, 2005|Comments

Religious Studies Prof. Arnold Eisen and University of Hawaii Prof. Ramdas Lamb were keynote speakers at yesterday's University panel aimed at promoting dialogue between Jewish and Hindu communities on college campuses.

"This is the first time in my 20 years at Stanford that I've been invited to share a platform with the Hindu community," Eisen said.

Titled "Countering Bias Against Hindus and Jews in the College Campus," the panel was a landmark effort in building common ground between the minority religious groups. Co-sponsored by the American Jewish Committee and the Hindu American Foundation, the event also drew student support from Hillel and the Hindu Student Council.

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