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March 2019

Two English Bible Masterpieces:  KJV (King James Version) and Robert Alter

March 27 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 24, 2019

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Two English Bible Masterpieces:  KJV (King James Version) and Robert Alter with Rabbi Rob Toren An eight-session exploration of two translation masterpieces of the Hebrew Bible aka Tanakh.  With the original Hebrew as a starting point, we will note how these two artful translations wrestle with and attempt to resolve the daunting challenges of translation.  Knowledge of Biblical Hebrew is not required though certainly helpful in appreciating both translations’ artistry and skill. Selections may include: Creation; Kayin and Hevel (aka…

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April 2019

Two English Bible Masterpieces:  KJV (King James Version) and Robert Alter

April 3 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 24, 2019

CBS
Free

Two English Bible Masterpieces:  KJV (King James Version) and Robert Alter with Rabbi Rob Toren An eight-session exploration of two translation masterpieces of the Hebrew Bible aka Tanakh.  With the original Hebrew as a starting point, we will note how these two artful translations wrestle with and attempt to resolve the daunting challenges of translation.  Knowledge of Biblical Hebrew is not required though certainly helpful in appreciating both translations’ artistry and skill. Selections may include: Creation; Kayin and Hevel (aka…

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Two English Bible Masterpieces:  KJV (King James Version) and Robert Alter

April 10 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 24, 2019

CBS
Free

Two English Bible Masterpieces:  KJV (King James Version) and Robert Alter with Rabbi Rob Toren An eight-session exploration of two translation masterpieces of the Hebrew Bible aka Tanakh.  With the original Hebrew as a starting point, we will note how these two artful translations wrestle with and attempt to resolve the daunting challenges of translation.  Knowledge of Biblical Hebrew is not required though certainly helpful in appreciating both translations’ artistry and skill. Selections may include: Creation; Kayin and Hevel (aka…

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Israeli Election Analysis

April 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
CBS

The 2019 Israeli election has a number of new parties, coalitions, politicians and political twists.  The election is set for Tuesday April 9, though with a parliamentary system and the need to form coalitions to have enough seats to form a government, it can take some days for a government to be formed.  Learn about the results and significant trends and details that materialized with these elections and their potential significance for the next Israeli government with University of Washington…

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Two English Bible Masterpieces:  KJV (King James Version) and Robert Alter

April 24 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
CBS
Free

Two English Bible Masterpieces:  KJV (King James Version) and Robert Alter with Rabbi Rob Toren An eight-session exploration of two translation masterpieces of the Hebrew Bible aka Tanakh.  With the original Hebrew as a starting point, we will note how these two artful translations wrestle with and attempt to resolve the daunting challenges of translation.  Knowledge of Biblical Hebrew is not required though certainly helpful in appreciating both translations’ artistry and skill. Selections may include: Creation; Kayin and Hevel (aka…

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Creative Interpretation: How the Rabbis Radically Change the Meaning of the Torah in Traditional Ways with Rabbi Rose

April 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 21, 2019

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How does the Talmud infer that the Torah’s clear assertion of “an eye for an eye” really means that the injured is owed monetary compensation? Midrash, the process of rabbinic interpretation of the Torah, is often used to come to such thoroughly radical conclusions.  Why do the rabbis stretch the Torah’s meaning in this way? What are the boundaries of this creativity? How can we treat the Torah as divine and sacred while twisting its words?  Together we’ll explore these…

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May 2019

Creative Interpretation: How the Rabbis Radically Change the Meaning of the Torah in Traditional Ways with Rabbi Rose

May 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 21, 2019

CBS
Free

How does the Talmud infer that the Torah’s clear assertion of “an eye for an eye” really means that the injured is owed monetary compensation? Midrash, the process of rabbinic interpretation of the Torah, is often used to come to such thoroughly radical conclusions.  Why do the rabbis stretch the Torah’s meaning in this way? What are the boundaries of this creativity? How can we treat the Torah as divine and sacred while twisting its words?  Together we’ll explore these…

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Creative Interpretation: How the Rabbis Radically Change the Meaning of the Torah in Traditional Ways with Rabbi Rose

May 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 21, 2019

CBS
Free

How does the Talmud infer that the Torah’s clear assertion of “an eye for an eye” really means that the injured is owed monetary compensation? Midrash, the process of rabbinic interpretation of the Torah, is often used to come to such thoroughly radical conclusions.  Why do the rabbis stretch the Torah’s meaning in this way? What are the boundaries of this creativity? How can we treat the Torah as divine and sacred while twisting its words?  Together we’ll explore these…

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