After a long summer break, we're back this Wednesday night with the Fall 2012 Lecture Series in Jewish Histor at the Young Israel of Bal Harbour. Please visit the course website (www.jewishhistorylectures.org) for more information, and feel free to view the attached video for an introduction.
Looking forward to learning with you all!
|Introduction to Fall 2012 Lecture Series in Jewish History|
Fall 2012 Lecture Series
Hillel: Foundations of Rabbinic Culture
Sponsored by an anonymous donor
Rachel, wife of Akiva: Women in Ancient Israel
(no classes September 19, 26, October 3, 10)
Queen Salome: Romans and Jews in the First Century
Abaye's Wise Mother: The Birth of the Talmud
Sponsored by Susan Leaventon and Marc Sternbaum
Anan ben David: The Karaite Challenge
Benjamin of Tudela: The Wandering Jew
Rashi: Teacher of All Israel
Yehudah he-Hasid: The Hasidim of Ashkenaz
Yehudah ha-Levi The Golden Age of Sepharad
Wuhsha the Broker: Women in the Medieval Economy
(no class December 12)
Meir of Rothenburg: The Perils of Jewish Leadership
Johannes Pfefferkorn: Varieties of Medieval Antisemitism
Benvenida Abravanel: The Expulsion from Sepharad
Baruch Spinoza: The Intellectual Challenges of Modernity
Sponsorships are available for $200, payable to the Young Israel of Bal Harbour. Please contact Arlene at (305) 866-0203 or firstname.lastname@example.org for details.