Do you know the old joke about a Jew stranded on a desert island? When he is finally discovered, his rescuers find that he has constructed two synagogues - one, he goes to. The other he would never set a foot in.
It seems things have always been this way and our communities were always divided. As polarization and extremisms are on the rise all around us, perhaps it is time to explore how to create a “new normal” and what our role is. Which paths can we take to further tolerance and respect - without compromising our own ethics and values?
On January 17th we held a vivid discussion about the role of Respect in today’s communities and whether creating spaces that allow for and enable difference is possible? The discussion followed three sessions on different aspects of respect in your language of choice: Danish, Swedish or English.