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Upcoming Events

Adath Shalom: Scholar-In-Residence

I am honoured to have been named Scholar-in-Residence at Adath Shalom Congregation in Ottawa for a second term, July 1 2017 to June 30 2018.  For a list of related lectures and events, please click here.
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From the Bible to Bar Kokhba: 2nd Temple Judaism and its Aftermath
Join me at the Soloway Jewish Community Centre Adult Education program from April 26- May 31 2018, Thursdays from 10:00-11:30am.  Registration info available here.
Who is a Jew?  Is Judaism an ethnicity, a nationality, a religion?  How much assimilation is too much? We think of these as modern questions, but they have been explored since the very beginning of Jewish history.  This course will look at the development of Judaism during the Persian, Greek, and Roman periods – from the Bible to Bar Kokhba – to understand the diverse responses of a variety of early Jewish communities concerning the boundaries of their identity.
 Please note: This class will be available for online streaming! If you can’t make it to the class, you can still register and access videos of the lectures remotely at your convenience.  Contact me for more information.
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Temple Israel Shabbaton
July 14, 2018 – Dvar Torah on Mattot and lecture after lunch on women in the Bible and ancient Israel.
@Temple Israel Congregation, 1301 Prince of Wales Dr, Ottawa, ON K2C 1N2
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Other “Upcoming Events” will be posted as they’re booked – please check back!