Scholar-in-Residence Shabbat with Dr. Benjamin Sommer

Date: Dec 15, 2017 - Dec 16, 2017

Location: New York State

Category: Scholar in Residence

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

Learn more and register for kiddush lunch

Temple Beth-El
118 S. Grand Ave.
Poughkeepsie, New York