Rabbi Dr. Ron Kronish serves as the Founding Director and now as Senior Advisor of the Interreligious Coordinating Council in Israel (ICCI). As of January 1, 2015, ICCI is a department of Rabbis for Human Rights. Born and raised in the U.S., he has lived in Jerusalem for over 35 years. Educated at Brandeis University (B.A.) and at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (EdD), he also holds rabbinic ordination from the Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion.
He has written many op-eds, blogs and articles in newspapers and magazines in Israel and the U.S., over the past 40 years. He is the editor of 5 books, including Coexistence and Reconciliation in Israel--Voices for Interreligious Dialogue (Paulist Press, 2015). His new book, The Other Peace Process: Interreligious Dialogue, a View from Jerusalem, was published by Hamilton Books, an imprint of Rowman and LIttlefield, in September 2017. He is currently working on a new book about peacebuilders in Israel and Palestine.
Rabbi Kronish lectures widely to audiences in Israel, North America and Europe on topics related to Peace, Coexistence, and Interreligious Dialogue. Homepage: