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UpcomingThe Dead Sea Scrolls

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2019S Web42

  • Wednesdays | 6:30-8:00pm
    April 10, 2019 - May 22, 2019
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    - Apr 10, 17 | May 1, 8, 15, 22

  The Dead Sea Scrolls: Meaning and Mystery The momentous discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls opened a window into the tenets and beliefs of early Judaism at the time they were developing. Who were the authors/transcribers of these manuscripts? Why did they choose to reside in the remote desert? What does (more…)

UpcomingEmmanuel Levinas and Depth Psychology

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2019S Web43

  • Wednesdays | 6:30-8:00pm
    April 10, 2019 - May 22, 2019
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    - Apr 10, 17 | May 1, 8, 15, 22

  Emmanuel Levinas and Depth Psychology: The Trace of the Face of God The Torah commands us to welcome the stranger, care for the widow and orphan and feed the hungry. Emmanuel Levinas incorporated those commandments to protect the “other” — on society’s margins and within ourselves — into his ethical philosophy, (more…)

UpcomingThe History of the Jews

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2019S Web44

  • Wednesdays | 6:30-8:00pm
    April 10, 2019 - May 22, 2019
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    - Apr 10, 17 | May 1, 8, 15, 22

  The History of the Jews: An Introduction to Jewish History, 1492-1948 This course is a continuation of the Fall semester’s introduction to ancient and medieval Jewish history and will focus on the early modern and modern periods. Each week, we will read selections from classic texts of Jewish civilization to determine (more…)