Date: Sunday, May 07, 2017
Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Congregation Beth El of Montgomery County
Address: 8215 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, Maryland
Join JTS scholars as they explore Jewish attitudes toward members of different faiths as well as the marginalized within our own communities. Enjoy university-level instruction and stimulating discussions in sessions that ask: How has the Jewish experience of marginalization informed the way in which we relate to other marginalized populations? What is our obligation to those we perceive as different? How have Jews challenged the norms of the community from within?
A celebration of adult Jewish learning featuring JTS’s renowned faculty:
Dr. Benjamin Gampel, Dina and Eli Field Family Chair in Jewish History
Maimonides, the Messiah, Jesus, and Muhammad
Dr. Barbara Mann, Simon H. Fabin Associate Professor of Jewish Literature
Facing the Other: Moral Dilemmas in Israeli Literature
Rabbi Daniel Nevins, Pearl Resnick Dean of The Rabbinical School and dean of the Division of Religious Leadership
From the Outside In: How a History of Marginalization Affects Jewish Responses to Marginal Populations Today
Dr. Benjamin Sommer, Professor of Bible and Ancient Semitic Languages
Isaiah’s Vision of Religious Universalism and Particularism”
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Sponsored by JTS, B’nai Israel Congregation and other area congregations.
Organized by: Tani Schwartz-Herman
Have questions?Contact the organizer