EVENTS

Date:
Friday January 18, 2013 - Saturday January 19, 2013
Time:
7:00pm - 1:30pm
Location:
Temple Beth Sholom, 1051 S. Tuttle Ave., Sarasota
Group Hosting:
Temple Beth Sholom and JTS
Contact:
Jessica James
Contact Phone:
955-8121
Contact Email:
jjames@templebethsholomfl.org
Website:
templebethsholomfl.org
Ticket Price:
free
Description:

Jewish Theological Seminary Outreach Weekend takes place from 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18 to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at Temple Beth Sholom. Dr. David Roskies, professor of Jewish Literature at the Jewish Theological Seminary, will speak on “The Making of the Modern Jewish Memory.” Dr. Roskies is an author, Jewish literature professor and cultural historian of eastern European Jewry. During Friday night services, which start at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18, he will be speaking about “Covenantal Memory: How Jews Remember.” During his presentation during Saturday services, which start at at 9 a.m., he will discuss “In Wartime: When the Cannons Roar, the Muses are Never Silent." At 12:30 pm, Dr. Roskies will discuss “Reading in Time: A Holocaust Curriculum for Conservative Jews.”





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