Tag Archives: azerbaijan

Pictured from left to right: Father Eamon Kelly, L.C., Vice Chargé at the Pontifical Institute Notre Dame of Jerusalem Center, Rabbi Yonah Bookstein, Pico Shul and Rabbi-In-Residence at USC Hillel, and Mahomed Khan of King Fahad Mosque.

Saying Psalms in a Mosque: A Jewish, Muslim, Christian Collaboration

In an era of increasingly incendiary divisions  —  creating bridges becomes even more important. Marking the twenty-fourth anniversary of the Khojaly massacre, a group of Jews, Muslims and Christians gathered…

Rabbi Yonah and David at his Bar Mitzvah

Bar Mitzvah in Baku

I recently traveled to Azerbaijan to speak at the 6th International Conference on Multiculturalism at Baku Slavic University. Azerbaijan is a developing country in the Caucuses on the Caspian Sea,…

Nasimi Rachel and Yonah

Yizkor for Khojaly: Sharing Sorrow and Hope

On February 21-22, Pico Shul, our newly established spiritual community in Los Angeles, organized a “Solidarity and Commemoration Weekend” with local Azerbaijanis and the Consulate of the Republic of Azerbaijan….