Rabbi Abraham Cooper is the associate dean of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, a leading Jewish human rights organization. Rabbi Cooper’s trailblazing work in Asia has helped counter negative stereotypes about Jews and open new venues in dialogue and intergroup relations in Japan, South Korea, The People’s Republic of China, India, and Indonesia as well as Africa and Europe. In this talk he describes what happened when he took an Arab official from a country that does not yet recognize Israel on a visit to the Holy Land, Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. (17:25 min)
Rabbi Cooper spoke at the 2017 CIJR (Canadian Institute for Jewish research) Gala on the theme Israel's Contributions, Biblical and Modern, to Western Civilization.
March 26 2017, Montreal Canada