Shabbat Scholar-in-Residence with Dr. Burt Visotzky

Date: Feb 24, 2017 - Feb 25, 2017

Sponsor: JTS Learning in Your Community

Location: Florida

Category: JTS in Your Community

Shabbat Scholar Series: “Aphrodite and the Rabbis”

Dr. Burt Visotzky, Nathan and Janet Appleman Professor of Midrash and Interreligious Studies at JTS, will discuss his new book, Aphrodite and the Rabbis: How the Jews Adapted Roman Culture to Create Judaism as We Know It.

Friday, February 24 and Saturday, February 25

Friday, February 24

D’var Torah during services followed by extended oneg and discussion
Beth Torah Benny Rok Campus
20350 NE 26th Ave. Miami, FL

Saturday, February 25

D’var Torah during services followed by lunch and discussion
Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center
20400 NE 30th Ave. Miami, FL 

Save the Dates

Join us for more Shabbat learning on Friday-Saturday, March 3-4

Note: Advance reservations are required for the programs at the Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center. To register, please contact (305) 937-1880 or

For additional information about programs at Beth Torah, please contact Marla Cohen at 305-932-2829 ext. 7818 or