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Leadership Crises of ‘Biblical’ Proportions with Steve Kerbel Continued, Part II

Leadership Crises of ‘Biblical’ Proportions with Steve Kerbel Continued, Part II

Date: Wednesday, April 03, 2019

Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Location: B'nai Israel Congregation

Address: 6301 Montrose Road, Rockville, MD 20852

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  • Type: Class, Workshop
  • Audience: Adults
  • Membership: Not Required
  • Registration: Required
  • Cost: B’nai Israel Members receive “Friends of the Foundation” rate of $100 for the 10-week course. General public registration is $120 for the 10-week course.
  • Topic: Education, Jewish History, Just for Fun

Wednesday, April 3-May 29 (No class on May 22.)
Presented by the Foundation for Jewish Studies.

Having studied the complex relationships the Bible describes between the characters of the Prophet Samuel and Kings Saul and David, in Part I, our study of the political intrigues and leadership crises will continue in April with the first internal challenges to King David among his many offspring.  It is not necessary to have taken part I of this course to join part II.  We will use the Biblical study technique of close reading to explore the honest criticism, analysis and fervor of the early kings of Israel.  Knowledge of Hebrew is helpful but not necessary.  Any modern Hebrew-English Bible will work as the text for this class. Our study will begin with 2 Samuel Chapter 15.

STEVE KERBEL is an independent education consultant in the Greater Washington DC area, and has been involved in Jewish education for the last 30 years. Steve is a consultant and project director for the Center for Israel Education at Emory University in Atlanta. Steve serves as National President of the Jewish Educators Assembly. In what seems like a different lifetime, Steve earned a law degree and was in the private practice of law for eight years. Among Steve’s avocations, he facilitates wine tastings featuring Israeli wines and teaches about the geography of Israel through its wines and wine maker.

Organized by: Susan Grinnan

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