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Sunday, February 23 • 1:00pm - 1:50pm
The Transition from Temple to Synagogue

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Within a few generations, Judaism made the transition from sacrificial offerings in the Temple to prayer in the synagogue, from the authority of the priests to the authority of the rabbis, from reliance upon the written Torah to the guidance of the oral Torah. How did that happen? We'll explore some of the texts and processes that facilitated that transition. And we'll ask how this relates to current times.

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Mitchell Chefitz

Jewish Educator
Mitch is the author of "The Seventh Telling: The Kabbalah of Moshe Katan,"  and the widely translated story collection "The Curse of Blessings." He has participated in several international symposiums on spirituality and has been scholar-in-residence in communities throughout the... Read More →

Sunday February 23, 2020 1:00pm - 1:50pm EST
Room 115 Koven Center - 115