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JTS Evening of Learning – Encountering God: Jewish Conceptions of the Divine

JTS Evening of Learning – Encountering God: Jewish Conceptions of the Divine

Date: Sunday, May 19, 2019

Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location: B'nai Israel Congregation

Address: 6301 Montrose Road, Rockville, MD 20852

More Details

  • Type: Social Event, Speaker
  • Audience: Adults
  • Membership: Not Required
  • Registration: Required
  • Cost: $36 Includes all educational materials and a light dinner (The first B'nai Israel Congregation members who register pay a reduced rate of $10 with discount code "BNAI-ISRAEL-JTS")
  • Topic: Arts & Culture, Jewish Heritage, Jewish History, Jewish Philosophy, Jewish Text, Jewish Values, Just for Fun, Speaker

Please join us for the sixth annual JTS Evening of Learning with:

Rabbi Eliezer Diamond, PHD, Rabbi Judah Nadich Associate, Professor of Talmud and Rabbinics

Dr. Eitan Fishbane, Associate Professor of Jeiwsh Thought

Dr. Benjamin Sommer, Professor of Bible and Ancient Semitic Languages

Rabbi Jan Uhrbach, Director of The Block/Kolker Center for Spiritual Arts

 

Join our JTS scholars to explore what Jewish texts and thought can teach us about how we might understand and experience God, God’s role in Jewish history, and what it means to be in relationship with the divine.

Our discussions will include:
“Did God Write the Torah—and If Not, Does Torah Still Matter?”
“Conceptions of God in Jewish Mysticism: From Kabbalah to Hasidism”
“God of the Faithful, God of the Faithless: Belief and Doubt in Prayer”

 

Program Partners:

Adas Israel Congregation
Agudas Achim Congregation
B’nai Israel Congregation
B’nai Shalom of Olney
Beth Sholom Congregation
Congregation Beth Emeth
Congregation B’nai Tzedek
Congregation Beth El
Congregation Har Shalom
Congregation Olam Tikvah
Congregation Sha’are Shalom
Haberman Institute for Jewish Studies
Kehilat Shalom
Kol Shalom
Ohr Kodesh Congregation
Shaare Tefila Congregation
Shaare Torah
Tifereth Israel Congregation

Organized by: Rabbi Mitchell H. Berkowitz

Have questions?

Contact the organizer

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