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Scholar in Residence: Dr. Shai Secunda

Saturday, September 21, 2019 21 Elul 5779

All Day

Please join us on September 21st, Shabbat Ki Tavo, as we welcome our next Shabbat Scholar, Dr. Shai Secunda, Jacob Neusner Associate Professor of Judaism at Bard College.

Sermon: A Brief History of Cussing
Shabbat Morning, 10:30 AM

Class: Flying Fragments:
The Book of Enoch and the Ilan Ramon Diary

Shabbat Afternoon, 5:20 PM


 

About Dr. Secunda

Shai Secunda is Jacob Neusner Associate Professor of Judaism at Bard College, where he teaches in the Department of Religion. He earned his PhD at Yeshiva University, and then held posts at Yale and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His research focuses on classical Judaism and its interactions with other traditions and on the Talmud's Iranian context, (his book The Iranian Talmud, has recently been released in paperback). He writes regularly on Jewish scholarship and popular culture for the Jewish Review of Books.

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