As an educational establishment, the Zürcher Lehrhaus has been devoted to promoting an ongoing dialogue since 1993. It provides a platform for people of different origins to study Jewish, Christian and Islamic culture, religion, history, and contemporary developments, thus learning from and with each other. Learning and knowledge help to dispel prejudice and make room for understanding and appreciation to thrive, which in turn constitutes opportunities for the acceptance of differences.
The work of the Lehrhaus focuses mainly on:
The Lehrhaus is directed jointly by a Christian, a Jewish and a Muslim as specialists in their respective fields who profit in their work from the wealth of experience that has accumulated in the 180 years of the Foundation’s existence.