May 29, 2011
Speaker: Dr. Avivah Zornberg, is the author of
Genesis: The Beginning of Desire, for which she won the National
Jewish Book Award, The Particulars of Rapture: Reflections on
Exodus, and The Murmuring Deep: Reflections on the Biblical
Location: Pearlstone Conference and Retreat Center; Reisterstown,...
May 17, 2011
Speaker: Prof. Jenna Weissman Joselit,
Charles E. Smith Professor of Judaic Studies & Professor of
History at The George Washington University
Location: Beth Sholom Congregation & Talmud Torah; Potomac, MD
This age-old compilation of dos and don'ts has become an American article of faith and, in some quarters, even...
May 10, 2011
Speaker: Dr. Eliezer Diamond, Rabbi Judah
Nadich Associate Professor of Talmud and Rabbinics at The Jewish
Location: Congregation Beth El; Bethesda, MD
The traditional liturgy of the Siddur was composed in a time and place quite different from our own. Moreover, the theological assumptions that...
May 3, 2011
Speaker: Douglas J. Feith, Senior Fellow at
the Hudson Institute, where he heads the Center for National
Location: B'nai Israel Congregation; Rockville, MD
There are few men or women who are remembered, let alone honored, 70 years after they’ve died. But we do remember Vladimir...
Apr 12, 2011
Speaker: Prof. Faye Moskowtiz, Professor of
English at The George Washington University in Washington,
Location: Washington Hebrew Congregation; Washington, DC
Professor Faye Moskowitz as discussed the state of contemporary Jewish American Literature. What is happening to the narrative now that the last of the...