Sheikh Moafak Tarif, Spiritual Leader of Israel's Druze Comm...

Sheikh Moafak Tarif, Spiritual Leader of Israel's Druze Community

Jan 22, 2018 12:15pm

Israel's Druze community is part of the Arab minority, but also its own unique ethnic and religious group. While suffering from many of the socio-economic gaps shared by Arab citizens as a whole, the Druze have historically had a less fraught relationship with the state of Israel, as evidenced by the high rates of military conscription among Druze men. Shaykh Muwaffak Tarif has been the Druze' spiritual leader since 1993, continuing a lineage of spiritual leadership tracing back to 1753. Join the Task Force and the Conference of Presidents to hear about his vision for the Druze community in Israel, and his efforts to promote stronger connections among all of Israel's faiths.

Event Details 
Monday, January 22nd
12:00-2:00pm
Location details provided upon RSVP.

Please RSVP to liron.shoham@jdc.org