Sri Sri Ravi Shankar to be awarded by Jewish rights group
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Posted on:15 Sep 2016 09:28:42
15 September 2016 Current Affairs: Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar will be honoured with a humanitarian award by a prominent Jewish human rights organisation for promoting human dignity, interfaith relations and tolerance among people.
The Art of Living founder will be conferred with Simon Wiesenthal Centres highest honour the Simon Wiesenthal Humanitarian Laureate at a ceremony in New Delhi on September 21.
Ravi Shankar has joined hands with the Jewish human rights organisation in its activities in the past and had even issued a joint statement, denouncing the widespread marketing of Hitlers book, Mein Kampf, as a management tool in India in 2009.
The organistations exhibit traces the 35 centuries of the Jewish peoples relationship with its land, emphasising the universal and particularistic values that inspired the unique journey of the Jewish people throughout history and inspired Jews to retain an unbreakable bond and love for their ancestral homeland.
The first such exhibit was co-organised with UNESCO, gaining UN approval, and sponsored by the governments of Israel, Canada and the United States.
It has also been presented at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, the UN Headquarters in New York, the Vatican, the US Congress, Israels Knesset (parliament) as well as in Copenhagen and Chicago.
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