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July 2017
$125

Learning ABC’s in Galicia: From a Heder to a Modern Classroom

July 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Daily until July 13, 2017
Gratz College, 7605 Old York Road
Melrose Park, PA 19027 United States
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Learning ABC’s in Galicia: From a Heder to a Modern Classroom   Dr. Andrew Zalewski, Gesher Galicia Mon-Thurs, July 10 - 13 10:00 am – 12:00 pm $125 The journey from a heder to a modern school was a story of human aspirations and heated controversies. From the 16th century, Galician Jews ventured as far as Italy to attend universities. Nevertheless, the subject of secular education unleashed furious discourse across the Ashkenazi world in the 18th century. When compulsory German…

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The Savage in Judaism: An Anthropology of Israelite Religion

July 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Daily until July 13, 2017
Gratz College, 7605 Old York Road
Melrose Park, PA 19027 United States
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Monday - Thursday July 10th-13th Rabbi Jon Cutler 10AM-12PM $125 Since the Enlightenment, interpreters of religion in Western culture have typically classified Judaism above other non-Christian religions. In this course we will examine the distinction between Judaism and the ‘savage’ religions and how ancient Israelite or Biblical Judaism was affected by the surrounding ‘savage’ religions and the impact that it had on the Judaism we practice today. We will look at dietary restrictions, animal sacrifices, blood, circumcision, sexual prohibitions and…

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$125

Learning ABC’s in Galicia: From a Heder to a Modern Classroom

July 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Daily until July 13, 2017
Gratz College, 7605 Old York Road
Melrose Park, PA 19027 United States
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Learning ABC’s in Galicia: From a Heder to a Modern Classroom   Dr. Andrew Zalewski, Gesher Galicia Mon-Thurs, July 10 - 13 10:00 am – 12:00 pm $125 The journey from a heder to a modern school was a story of human aspirations and heated controversies. From the 16th century, Galician Jews ventured as far as Italy to attend universities. Nevertheless, the subject of secular education unleashed furious discourse across the Ashkenazi world in the 18th century. When compulsory German…

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$125

The Savage in Judaism: An Anthropology of Israelite Religion

July 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until July 13, 2017
Gratz College, 7605 Old York Road
Melrose Park, PA 19027 United States
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Monday - Thursday July 10th-13th Rabbi Jon Cutler 10AM-12PM $125 Since the Enlightenment, interpreters of religion in Western culture have typically classified Judaism above other non-Christian religions. In this course we will examine the distinction between Judaism and the ‘savage’ religions and how ancient Israelite or Biblical Judaism was affected by the surrounding ‘savage’ religions and the impact that it had on the Judaism we practice today. We will look at dietary restrictions, animal sacrifices, blood, circumcision, sexual prohibitions and…

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$125

Learning ABC’s in Galicia: From a Heder to a Modern Classroom

July 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until July 13, 2017
Gratz College, 7605 Old York Road
Melrose Park, PA 19027 United States
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Learning ABC’s in Galicia: From a Heder to a Modern Classroom   Dr. Andrew Zalewski, Gesher Galicia Mon-Thurs, July 10 - 13 10:00 am – 12:00 pm $125 The journey from a heder to a modern school was a story of human aspirations and heated controversies. From the 16th century, Galician Jews ventured as far as Italy to attend universities. Nevertheless, the subject of secular education unleashed furious discourse across the Ashkenazi world in the 18th century. When compulsory German…

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