Imam Yahya Hendi and Rabbi Gerald Serotta

Imam Yahya Hendi is the Muslim chaplain at Georgetown University, the first American University to hire a full-time Muslim chaplain. Imam Hendi is also the Imam of the Islamic Society of Frederick, and is the Muslim Chaplain at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, MD. He also serves as a member and the spokesperson of the Islamic Jurisprudence Council of North America. He is the chair of Clergy Beyond Borders and serves as adjunct faculty member at McDaniel College in Westminster, MD.

Rabbi Gerald Serotta served as a university chaplain and Hillel Rabbi for 28 years, the last twenty at The George Washington University where he was Chair of the Board of Chaplains. While on Sabbatical from Hillel he held the position of Senior Rabbinic Scholar-in-Residence at the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, working on issues of globalization and economic justice from a Jewish perspective. He is currently the Chair of Rabbis for Human Rights-North America and the executive director of Clergy Beyond Borders. He serves as the spiritual leader of Shirat HaNefesh Community in Silver Spring, MD. From 2000-2008, Serotta also served Temple Shalom of Chevy Chase as Associate Rabbi.