Muslim-Jewish Forum Featuring Professor Astren Will Mix Insights with Hard Truths

Thursday, November 02, 2017
J. (SAN FRANCISCO) -- The academic part of the day will start with a keynote talk by Fred Astren, chair of the Department of Jewish Studies at San Francisco State University, where he is also a faculty member in the Middle East and Islamic Studies department. Astren will discuss the so-called Islamic “Golden Age,” when Arab Muslims ruled over a pluralistic Iberian Peninsula in the Middle Ages.