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Scholar-in-Residence Dr. Shai Secunda

May 16, 2015 @ 10:45 am - 8:00 pm

secundaDr. Shai Secunda is a Lecturer in Rabbinic Literature and Comparative Religion at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where he serves as a Martin Buber Society Fellow. His recent book The Iranian Talmud: Reading the Bavli in its Sasanian Context was published in 2014 by UPenn Press. He is founding editor of The Talmud Blog, a unique forum for discussing the many different lives of rabbinic texts – from the traditional beit midrash to the university library, popular culture, and artistic expression.

Saturday, May 16th
9:15 am Morning Service
10:45 am Text Study with visiting scholar,  Dr. Shai Secunda: Keeping it Whole: Good, Evil, and the Talmud’s Encounter with Iran
6: 30 pm Text Study with visiting scholar, Dr. Shai Secunda: Reciting in the Original, Praying in Translation: The  Mishnah’s Take on Speaking Mitzvot
7: 35 pm Mincha
7:55 pm Seudah Shlishit
8:57 pm Ma’ariv, Havdalah & Shabbat ends

 

Details

Date:
May 16, 2015
Time:
10:45 am - 8:00 pm
Website:
http://www.cbiberkeley.org/learn/scholars-in-residence/

Organizer

Congregation Beth Israel
Phone:
5108435246
Email:
office@cbiberkeley.org
Website:
www.cbiberkeley.org

Venue

Congregation Beth Israel
1630 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA
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