scholar and award-winning teacher at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
will speak on
"The Uses (and Misuse) of Ancient
History in Contemporary Israel"
About Prof. Gafni: Sol Rosenbloom Chair, Department of History
of the Jewish People, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel;
Education: 1966 B.A., Hebrew University; 1969 M .A., Hebrew
University; 1978 PhD. Hebrew University; Research Interests: Jewish
History in the Second Temple, Mishnah and Talmud Periods
Prof. Gafni was one of a small group of the world's outstanding
scholars selected by The Teaching Company to record two multi-part lecture
series for their "Great Courses" CD and DVD sets.
Prof. Gafni's lengthy list of publications is available
here (a PDF document).
Location: Farber Beit Midrash, Frankel Jewish Academy, 6600
West Maple Road, West Bloomfield, Michigan
Registration fee: $10.00. Seating is limited; reservations by March 18,
2009, are required. Please reserve by sending an e-mail message to
firstname.lastname@example.org, or by
calling 248-354-6415, x2.
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