Community Beit Midrash with Dr. Walter Herzberg

Date: Mar 06, 2018 - Mar 06, 2018

Time: 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Sponsor: JTS Learning in Your Community

Location: New York City

Category: JTS in Your Community

Theologies of Mitzvot in Parashat Hahodesh (Exodus 12 and 13)

Learn with Dr. Walter Herzberg, assistant professor of Bible and Ancient Semitic Languages and Professional Pastoral Skills, JTS, at this meeting of the Community Beit Midrash at Mechon Hadar.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018, 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Dr. Herzberg will lead us in a close reading of Exodus 12 and 13, along with many traditional commentaries, focusing on the verses that speak to the observance of mitzvot. Through an interactive discussion, we will explore some of the various approaches to why we observe mitzvot, and reflect on their implications for how we observe mitzvot today.

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Mechon Hadar
190 Amsterdam Avenue
New York City

Adult learners of all levels and types of Jewish background are welcome

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, Yeshivat Maharat, Drisha Institute for Jewish Education, Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies, and The Jewish Theological Seminary.