Kabbalah Revealed: Exploring Key Concepts in Jewish Mysticism, Part II
Date: Oct 17, 2017 - Oct 31, 2017
Time: noon - 1 p.m.
Sponsor: Online Learning
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Explore a fascinating and often misunderstood expression of the Jewish experience. We will discuss three fundamental concepts of Kabbalah, Jewish mysticism, and consider how Jewish mystics understood core elements of Jewish spiritual life. Topics will include prayer, Torah, and the natural world. No prior knowledge of the subject is assumed and participants need not have taken Part I of this course last year.
October 17, 24, and 31, 2017
12:00–1:00 p.m. ET
Dr. Eitan Fishbane is associate professor of Jewish Thought at JTS, where he teaches courses in the literature and history of Jewish mysticism, from medieval Kabbalah to modern Hasidism. The author or editor of six books, the latest of which will be published by Oxford University Press, Dr. Fishbane has devoted his research and writing primarily to the development of Kabbalah in medieval Spain. Actively involved in the mentoring of rabbinical, graduate, and undergraduate students, Dr. Fishbane seeks to integrate advanced scholarship and the cultivation of contemporary spiritual meaning. Before coming to JTS in 2006, he served on the faculties of Hebrew Union College–Jewish Institute of Religion and in the Department of Religion at Carleton College.
Cost: $60 (includes all curricular materials)
Space is limited. Advance registration required.
For more information, contact Lynn Feinman at firstname.lastname@example.org or (212) 678-8821.