Congregation B'nai Israel

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Taste of Torah

January 22, 2017 - 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

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Join us for TASTE OF TORAH
A community-wide afternoon of adult Jewish learning featuring thought-provoking sessions with rabbis, cantors, educators, and scholars from throughout Jewish Upper Fairfield County.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER
DR. JOEL M. HOFFMAN brings the Bible to life and is known for his “fresh insights and interpretations about religious life in the 21st century.” A popular speaker, he presents to churches, synagogues, community groups, and university audiences across the world. He holds a PhD in linguistics and has served on the faculties of Brandeis University and Hebrew Union College. He is the author of the critically acclaimed In the Beginning: A Short History of the Hebrew Language as well as the popular books, And God Said: How Translations Conceal the Bible’s Original Meaning and The Bible’s Cutting Room Floor: The Holy Scriptures Missing from Your Bible. Writing under the pen-name J.M. Hoffman, he is the author of the thriller series, The Warwick Files. His latest book is The Bible Doesn’t Say That: 40 Biblical Mistranslations, Misconceptions, and Other Misunderstandings.

Free & open to the community. For more information, contact Stacy Kamisar: skamisar@jewishphilanthropyct.org

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