Ronald J. Young

Founder and Executive Director of the U.S. Interreligious Committee for Peace in the Middle East, Ron Young has spoken and written widely on the Middle East and interfaith cooperation, has taught on these subjects at Haverford College, and has arranged high-level meetings with U.S. and Middle East officials. Networking nationally, Ron organizes briefings and actions considered benchmarks for possible mutually-acceptable solutions to Middle East issues. A long-time friend to Chautauqua, he has served as a lecturer and daily preacher in previous Seasons.