Exploratory Discussion Group—Beginnings of Judaism   Ancient menorah carving

Every Monday • 1:15 p.m.-3:15 p.m. • Shapiro CD

June 5, 12, 19, 26 • July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 • August 7

Topics this summer will include Retelling the Bible; “Judaism” or “Judaisms”?; Sectarianism—Pharisees and Sadducees; Other Lands, Other Jews—The Diaspora; Judaism in the Hellenistic World; Rome Arrives in Jerusalem; Parting with the Temple; Deeds of Loving Kindness; Messianism; Sabbath; and The Shaping of Rabbinic Judaism. Each lecture is followed by a stimulating group discussion. Keep an active mind!

Coordinators: Rich Eaton, Len Leventhal and Barbara Talento