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Thursday, October 21, 2010

2010 Kalin Scholar in Residence

Congregation Beth Shalom is pleased to announce Alan T. Levenson as the 2010 Sidney & Geraldine Scholar in Residence. Dr. Levenson will speak at Shabbat services and conduct a workshop at CBS as follows:

  • Friday, November 5th at 7:30 pm Services. Dr. Levenson will speak on "Zionism and the Bible." Special Oneg!

  • Saturday, November 6th at 9:30 am Services. Dr. Levenson will speak on "Spinoza as a Jewish Bible Critic." An expanded Kiddush lunch will follow. Please rsvp for the meal.

  • Saturday, November 6th at 7:00 pm. Dr. Levenson will conduct a 1 hr presentation on "Teaching the Story of Jacob & Esau." This workshop is primarily for teachers, but anyone is welcome. The workshop will be preceded by a light supper. Please rsvp for the meal.

Dr. Levenson has written extensively on the Jewish experience for both scholarly and popular audiences and is considered a leading authority on the modern Jewish experience. He has lectured in the United States, Israel and Germany.

Everyone Welcome. Please rsvp for the meals as requested above to 712-255-1990.