Thursday, July 31, 2014 Av 4, 5774
Organization:
Beth Sholom Congregation

Location

8231 Old York Road
Elkins Park  Pennsylvania  19027
United States
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Beth Sholom Congregation is a warm and welcoming Conservative congregation. Offers diverse egalitarian religious experiences and activities and learning and services for all ages.

Penn Lectures in Judaic Studies

February 5, 2013 7:30 PM

From Jesus to Abraham Abulafia to Amnon Yitzhak: Why are Messiahs Needed?

Lecturer:  Chaim (Harvey) Hames, Ben-Gurion University

Why and when did the figure of the messiah become so central? Are all messiahs false? We will look at some messianic claimants as a way to understand this phenomenon of Jewish messianism, how it developed in the Middle Ages, and why it is still relevant today.

 

More Events from Beth Sholom Congregation

Fri. Aug 15
7:00 PM-9:00 PM
Bring a blanket or beach chair and join Beth Sholom on the beach in front of 9100 Atlantic Avenue and Cedar Grove in Margate, NJ for the 9th Annual Shabbat at the Shore.

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Thu. Jul 31
Katz Jewish Community Center of Atlantic County
10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Thu. Jul 31
Or Hadash
2:00 PM-7:00 PM

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