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Book Event: Dr. Malka Simkovich on Discovering Second Temple Literature - The Scriptures and Stories That Shaped Early Judaism

Thursday, November 29, 2018 • 21 Kislev 5779

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Please join us for an evening to celebrate the publication of Dr. Malka Z. Simkovich’s new book - Discovering Second Temple Literature: The Scriptures and Stories That Shaped Early Judaism (Philadelphia: The Jewish Publication Society, 2018).

Talks will be given by Dr. Malka Z. Simkovich (Drisha Faculty member and Crown-Ryan Chair of Judies Studies at Catholic Theological Union) and Dr. Lawrence Schiffman (Judge Abraham Lieberman Professorship in Hebrew & Judaic Studies at New York University).

We will explore the Jewish literature and communities of Alexandria and the Dead Sea Scrolls in Greek and Roman times, as Jews navigated as a minority through worlds dominated by powerful cultures.

This event has been sponsored by Drisha, The Jewish Publication Society and our synagogue.

Light refreshments will be served. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

 

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