Nov 30, 2010
Speaker: Dr. Jacques Berlinerblau,
Associate Professor and Director of the Program for Jewish
Civilization at the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at
Location: Adas Israel Congregation; Washington, DC
What is "Secular Judaism?" The term "secular Jew" is used by those who claim to be...
Oct 26, 2010
Speaker: Rabbi Arthur Green, Professor and
Rector of the Rabbinical School of Hebrew College
Location: Temple Shalom; Chevy Chase, MD
Rabbi Green will seek to ask how one who accepts the evidence of Darwinism, in its broadest sense, may still speak in religious terms about the natural universe and its evolution.
Oct 12, 2010
Speaker: Dr. Michael Brenner, Chair of
Jewish History and Culture at the University of Munich in
Location: Georgetown University; Washington, DC
Professor Michael Brenner examines in depth how modern Jewish historians have interpreted Jewish history, beginning with nineteenth-century Germany. History proved to...
Oct 3, 2010
Speaker: Hershel Shanks, Founding Editor of
Biblical Archaeology Review
Location: JCC of Greater Washington; Rockville, MD
Herschel Shanks will speak about recent developments and controversies regarding the Dead Sea Scrolls..
Sep 28, 2010
Speaker: Father Leo D. Lefebure, Professor
of Theology and the Matteo Ricci Chair at Georgetown University and
priest of the Archdiocese of Chicago
Location: Ohr Kodesh Congregation; Chevy Chase, MD
In recent decades many Christian leaders have sought to overcome the age-old tradition of hostility to Judaism. At the...