Scholar-in-Residence Shabbat with Dr. Benjamin Sommer
Then and Now: Holiness, Messiah and Afterlife
With Dr. Benjamin D. Sommer, Professor of Bible and Ancient Semitic Languages, JTS
Friday, December 15
What is Holiness? Two Biblical Views and their Afterlife in Jewish Thought
7:30 p.m. Shabbat Evening Service with talk. Meet Dr. Sommer at the oneg following services.
Saturday, December 16
The End: Jewish Views of the Afterlife
9:30 a.m. Shabbat service with talk
They Wanted Moshiach Then: Messianism in the Dead Sea Scrolls and Ancient Judaism
12:30 p.m. Kiddush lunch and discussion
118 S. Grand Ave.
Poughkeepsie, New York