Monday, February 07, 2011

Great Rabbinic Figures

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We are happy to announce that Dr. Marc Shapiro will resume his fascinating series on Great Rabbinic Figures.

Monday February 7th - March 28th 2011
9:00 pm Eastern time
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In this fascinating ongoing series we will analyze the thought and influence of:
R. Israel Jacob Kanievsky (the Steipler)
R. Moses Sofer (Hatam Sofer)
R. Abraham Samuel Sofer (Ketav Sofer)

Thank you and we look forward to learning with you online.
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Medieval Jewish Thinkers
February 12, 8:30 pm
Or Chaim Yeshiva, 159 Almore Avenue
The Kli Yakar: Chief Rabbi of Prague
Rabbi David Horwitz
- Rosh Yeshiva, Yeshiva University
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Tanach Yom Iyun
February 13, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
Shaarei Shomayim Congregation, 470 Glencairn Avenue
*Birkat HaMazon - The Zionist Dream
*Medieval Jewish Philosophical Parshanut: A Wrinkle in Time
*Why did Jacob Masquerade as Esau: Dastardly Plot or Emotional Mayhem?
*Moshe's Pardonable Sin - Imperfection, Humanity and Leadership
*Moses and Aaron, Church and State, and the Separation of Powers in Judaism
*Human Creativity, Jewish Interpretation and the Divine Text
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Women's Beit Midrash
February 27, 9:30 am to 11:45
Ulpanat Orot, 45 Canyon Avenue
Meeting the Messiah: An Ongoing Hassidic Quest
Dr. Sharon Flatto
Sharon Flatto is an Associate Professor of Judaic Studies at Brooklyn College where she specializes in early modern Jewish history and modern Jewish thought, and Kabbalah. She received her Ph.D. in Jewish history from Yale University, her B.A. from Barnard College, and spent two years as a Postdoctoral Fellow at Brown University. She is the author of The Kabbalistic Culture of Eighteenth-Century Prague: Ezekiel Landau (the 'Noda Biyehudah') and his Contemporaries (Littman Press, April 2010) and various scholarly articles.
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