Torah in Medieval Spain: Ramban
Rabbi Nehemia Polen
Sunday, May 10 at 8:00 PM
Congregation Shaarei Tefillah (35 Morseland Ave. in Newton)
Join Ma’ayan for a lecture on the writings of the Ramban (Nachmanides) – noted philosopher, kabbalist and biblical commentator – in the context of the unique flourishing of Jewish culture and scholarship in 13th century Spain.
$20/person – save $5 if you register by 5/3
Open to men and women.
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Nehemia Polen is Professor of Jewish Thought at Hebrew College. A widely published author, his books include “The Holy Fire: The Teachings of Rabbi Kalonymus Kalman Shapira, the Rebbe of the Warsaw Ghetto,” “Filling Words With Light: Hasidic and Mystical Reflections on Jewish Prayer,” and “The Rebbe’s Daughter,” for which he received the National Jewish Book Award. Polen holds a doctorate from Boston University, where he studied with and served as a teaching fellow for Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel, and received his rabbinic ordination from Ner Israel Rabbinical College.
Event Location: Congregation Shaarei Tefilah
35 Morseland Avenue, Newton, Massachusetts, 02459
$20.00 Regular Admission
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