Congratulations to Rabbi Awraham Soetendorp on receiving the Humanitarian Award from Charter for Compassion International!

Rabbi Awraham Soetendorp, Earth Charter Commissioner, received Humanitarian Award from Charter for Compassion International for ‘his lifelong devotion to building bridges between cultures and spiritual traditions, and between people and the environment.’

Earth Charter International celebrates this well deserved recognition for such an outstanding life work and mission, and congratulates Rabbi Soetendorp.

The award was presented to Rabbi Soetendorp during a virtual Global Gala event on 20 November 2021.

More information about the event can be found here.

ECI’s Executive Director, Mirian Vilela, mentioned that “I am so happy to hear about this important recognition offered to Rabbi Soetendorp. Over the 25 years I have of knowing him, I have seen him working tireless to build bridges across the different cultures and religions. He has contributed with numerous efforts of social transformation and continues to keep his youthful and hopeful spirit. He is a real role model! I am grateful for his life work and dedication to making our world a more compassionate and caring one!”

You can see Rabbi Soetendorp message on the importance of the EC here: