Community Beit Midrash with Dr. Benjamin Sommer

Date: Apr 04, 2019 - Apr 04, 2019

Time: 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Sponsor: JTS Learning in Your Community

Location: New York City

Category: JTS in Your Community

The Torah’s Laws of Pesah, or, Where Does Rabbinic Judaism Begin?

Learn with Dr. Benjamin Sommer, Professor of Bible and Ancient Semitic Languages, JTS, at the upcoming Community Beit Midrash on New York City’s Upper West Side.

Thursday, April 4, 2019, 7:008:30 p.m.

We will take a close look at passages with laws concerning Passover from Exodus and Deuteronomy, highlighting the ways that the Torah suggests that the Jewish law was, from the very beginnings, an evolving tradition.

190 Amsterdam Avenue
New York City

Adult learners of all levels and Jewish backgrounds are welcome.

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About the Community Beit Midrash
The Community Beit Midrash, which meets monthly, is a unique opportunity to grow in Torah learning and deep conversation with the students and faculty of various institutions of Jewish Learning in NYC.

Each night of learning will feature shiurim by the faculty of the partner organizations: Mechon Hadar, Yeshivat Chovevei Torah, The Shalom Hartman Institute of North America, Yeshivat Maharat, Drisha Institute for Jewish Education, Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies, and The Jewish Theological Seminary.