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Monday jul 29th

Beit Avi Chai presents:

Judaism through an International Lens: The World Congress of Jewish Studies Comes to BEIT AVI CHAI

Leading Israeli scholars host outstanding Judaic Studies scholars from all over the world in encounters open to the general public

On Israel and the Nations, on Separation and Similarity

Monday, July 29, 8 PM

Dr. Elisheva Baumgarten hosts Prof. David Berger, Yeshiva University

The Talmudic Sages and Josephus Flavius-Midrash versus History

Tuesday, July 30, 8 PM

Prof. Yehoshua Gafni hosts Prof. Shaye Cohen, Harvard

The Dead Sea Scrolls: A Glimpse from across the Ocean

Wednesday, July 31, 8 PM

Prof. Avigdor Shinan hosts Prof. Larry Schiffman, Yeshiva University

The lectures will be delivered in Hebrew and English, with simultaneous translation

The Sixth World Congress of Jewish Studies will take place from July 28 to August 1, 2013, at the Hebrew University, Mt. Scopus, Jerusalem

For more information and registration, visit:

Admission is free, subject to available space. One ticket per person.

This is a Hebrew-language only event


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