Awraham Soetendorp

awraham-soeterndorp-human-rights-activist-netherlandsA rabbi, human rights activist, environmentalist and writer; born in Amsterdam in 1943 and saved as an infant by non-Jews during the Second World War; reestablished Jewish communities in the Netherlands; the co-chair of the Global Forum of Spiritual and Parliamentary Leaders and a founding member of Green Cross International; founder and chair of the Hope for Children Foundation, which aims to secure a percentage of annual gross national incomes for the education of children world wide.

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By: Severn Cullis-Suzuki, Earth Charter International Council Member My Dear Earth Charter Community, I am reflecting on our Earth Charter event at Leiden University at the Hague (held on Friday, 29 September).  I was able to join Rabbi Awraham Soetendorp on stage at an SDG – Earth Charter Meet-up, organized by fellow Earth Charter Council […]

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Pope’s historic Encyclical highlights and quotes the Earth Charter.

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The Ecumenical One World Initiative holds its annual Earth Charter event and focuses on inter-religious dialogue with EC Commissioner Rabbi Awraham Soetendorp.