Join photojournalist, columnist and public speaker Robert Azzi for this program on tolerance and faith. An Arab-American Muslim, Azzi welcomes questions on Islam, on being Muslim in America, on issues related to terrorism, and on the geopolitics of the Middle East as he has experienced and understands them. Nothing is off the table.
Azzi writes on issues of identity, conflict, and Islam, particularly as they apply in the Middle East and the Global South. Born in New Hampshire, he’s lived in Beirut, Cairo, Athens, Jeddah and New York.
Azzi has been a Nieman Fellow in Journalism at Harvard University,. He has also served terms as a member of the Leadership Council of the Harvard Divinity School and as an advisor to Tufts University’s Fletcher School committee on Islam and South-West Asia. He is a board member of ACLU-NH.
Azzi is frequently invited to speak to schools, libraries and civic and religious groups; invitations he welcomes in order to encourage tolerance, understanding and interfaith dialogue.
This program generously funded by the Friends of the Newburyport Public Library