Jewish Studies Community News September 2014

Coming up at Jewish Studies

Sunday, 10/12, 11AM, Jewish Studies Center
Tragedy Tomorrow, Comedy Tonight: Bringing Biblical Stories to Life in the Synagogue
Rabbi Laura Lieber, Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Duke University
For over two millennia, Jews have read from the Torah every week in the synagogue, but each generation finds new and creative ways to make the stories their own. Laura Lieber will explore some of the poignant, startling, and laugh-out-loud ways the stories of the Torah have been retold in synagogues since antiquity.

Wednesday, 10/22, 7:30PM, Stern Center Ballroom, College of Charleston
Three Rabbi Panel: Shabbat Observance in the Contemporary World
Join three of Charleston’s gifted leaders as Rabbis Stephanie Alexander, Adam Rosenbaum, and Moshe Davis reflect on Shabbat observance, both as it is practiced within their own communities and as their denominations describe its significance.

Contact Mark Swick for more information. Please visit our website for a full listing of Jewish Studies events & courses.


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