Thursday, April 17, 2014 Nisan 17, 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

Thu. Apr 17
7:30 PM
A FRANK DISCUSSION ABOUT FRACKING, WITHOUT ALL THE FRACAS
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Wed. May 14
4:00 PM-8:00 PM
Community Health & Wellness Fair Physician Speakers Wellness Demonstrations Free Screenings  
Sun. May 18
3:00 PM-5:00 PM
An afternoon celebration of the 5 years of service of the American Cancer Society's AstraZeneca Hope Lodge.

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