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Shabbat Scholar: Dr. Michal Bar-Asher Siegal

Friday, January 10, 2020 13 Tevet 5780

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM Next Day

Please join us on Shabbat Vayechi (January 10-11) when we will welcome Dr. Michal Bar-Asher Siegal, as our Shabbat Scholar-in-Residence.

Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat: 4:30 PM
Friday Night Kiddush: 5:30 PM
Dinner: 6:00 PM


Speaking Schedule & Topics

Christian Monks and Talmudic Rabbis
Friday Night, 7:30 PM

Rabbinic Life Lessons from Parshat Vayechi
Shabbat Morning, 10:30 AM

A Q & A with Dr. Bar-Asher Siegal
Seudah Shelishit, 4:35 PM

The presentations are free and all are invited.
The dinner is now sold out.


Michal Bar-Asher Siegal is a scholar of rabbinic Judaism. Her work focuses on aspects of Jewish-Christian interactions in the ancient world, and compares between Early Christian and rabbinic sources. Her book, Early Christian Monastic Literature and the Babylonian Talmud (Cambridge University Press, 2013, winner of the 2014 Manfred Lautenschlaeger Award) compared between Christian monastic and rabbinic sources. Her upcoming book Jewish Christian Dialogues on Scripture in Late Antiquity: Heretics Narratives of the Babylonian Talmud, will focus on heretics stories in the Babylonian Talmud. She is an elected member of the Israel Young Academy of Sciences and holds the Rosen Family Career Development Chair in Judaic Studies at The Goldstein-Goren Department of Jewish Thought, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.


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