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Monday, November 21, 2011

2011 Kalin Scholar in Residence

Congregation Beth Shalom is pleased to welcome Mark Cohen, Ph.D. as the 2011 Sidney & Geraldine Kalin Scholar in Residence.
Professor Cohen will conduct the 3rd annual Kalin Scholar program at Shabbat Services on Friday, December 2nd at 6:30 pm and Saturday, December 3rd at 9:30 am.
Friday's talk is entitled "Jews, Muslims, and Modern Myths of Muslim Antisemitism." A special Oneg will follow.
Saturdays, address is entitled "Islamophobia and the Jewish Community. An expanded kiddush lunch will follow. Please rsvp for the lunch to the office at 712-255-1990.
Professor Cohen currently services as the Khedouri A. Zilkha Professor of Jewish Civilization in the Near East at Princeton University. In 2010 he was the first winner of the Goldziher Prize for scholarship promoting better understanding between Jews and Muslims.
The public is welcome to attend these events.