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    Was There an Exodus? A lecture by Rabbi Prof. Joshua Berman

    How Egyptian temple inscriptions from the period of Ramses II shed light on the historicity of the Torah's account

    When: Sunday, 2/10/2019 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Export event

    Where: Arrillaga Family Pavilion (Bldg C) 1st Floor

    OFJCC Palo Alto JCC

    The Jewish Study Network and the Oshman Family JCC are thrilled to host Rabbi Professor Joshua Berman. 

    Rabbi Berman is a professor of Tanakh at Bar-Ilan University. A graduate of Princeton University and of Yeshivat Har-Etzion, Rabbi Berman is the author of Created Equal: How the Bible Broke with Ancient Political Thought (Oxford, 2008), a National Jewish Book Award Finalist in Scholarship. His most recent book is Inconsistency in the Torah: Ancient Literary Convention and the Limits of Source Criticism (Oxford, 2017). 

    Rabbi Berman's essays on Tanakh and contemporary society have appeared in Mosaic Magazine and in the Wall Street Journal. He is a member of the International Advisory Council of the Museum of the Bible in Washington, DC. Rabbi Berman and his family reside in Bet Shemesh, Israel. 

    Refreshments will be served.

     

    Sunday, February 10
    7:00–8:00 PM
    Arrillaga Family Pavilion, First Floor
    Free with RSVP
    Contact: icc@paloaltojcc.org

     

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