The People and the Book 2016

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A Weekend of Tanach Study
Program Date(s): 
9:45 PM Saturday Apr 2, 2016 to 2:15 PM Sunday Apr 3, 2016
Venue: 
Leaders & Speakers: 
Rabbi Joshua Berman,
Rabbi Alex Israel,
Dr. Marty Lockshin,
Dr. Malka Simkovich,
Rav Yosef Carmel,
Sarah Cheses,
Dr. Elliott Malamet,
Rabbi Joshua Berman PhD

The People and the Book
A Weekend of Tanach Study

Saturday April 2 9:45 pm •
Or Chaim Yeshiva •
159 Almore Avenue
Why Should Tanach Matter to Me?
Rabbi Dr. Joshua Berman, Rabbi Alex Israel, Rabbi Dr. Martin Lockshin, Dr. Malka Simkovich; moderated by Dr. Elliott Malamet

SUNDAY APRIL 3 •
9:20 am Shaarei Shomayim Congregation •
470 Glencairn Avenue

SUNDAY APRIL 3 • 9:20 am SHAAREI SHOMAYIM CONGREGATION • 470 GLENCAIRN AVENUE
How Archaeology Can Help Us Understand Yetziat Mitzrayim
Rabbi Dr. Joshua Berman
OR
Solomon Schechter and the Modern Discovery of the Cairo Genizah
Dr. Malka Simkovich

10:15 am
The Ezra Revolution: How Judaism was Never
the Same after Ezra
Rabbi Alex Israel
OR
The Tension Between Halakhah and the Bible
Rabbi Dr. Martin Lockshin

11:15 am
Can People Change? Freud, Pharaoh and Freedom
Dr. Elliott Malamet
OR
Passover in the Biblical and Second Temple Periods
Dr. Malka Simkovich

12:15 pm
The Sanctity of the Individual: From the Tower
of Bavel to the Midwives in Egypt
Sarah Cheses
OR
Elisha, Naaman and the Inversion of Religion
Rabbi Alex Israel

1:15 pm
Do Our Prophets Teach Us History?
Rav Yosef Carmel
OR
Did Medieval Jews and Christians discuss the Bible?
Rabbi Dr. Martin Lockshin