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Two Enemies and an Unfathomable Story: Sarah Kofman and Jaques Derrida on Religion, Literature and the Fetish
Lecture by Professor Sarah Hammerschlag This event is being co-sponsored with The Department of English Check https://arts-sciences.buffalo.edu/jewish-thought.html for the most up to date information! Sarah Hammerschlag is a scholar in the area of Religion and Literature. Her research thus far has focused on the position of Judaism in the post-World War II French intellectual scene, a […]Find out more »
This course is for students who already know the Hebrew alphabet and can read several Hebrew words and phrases. Students will review prior learning and be taught additional Hebrew prayers for Shabbat and holidays. The history of the Hebrew language and structure will also be explored, in addition to modern Hebrew vocabulary related to holidays, […]Find out more »
In collaboration with the Buffalo Board of Rabbis and Cantors, this exceptional course is designed for: Couples considering intermarriage Individuals interested in conversion or learning more about Judaism Jews wishing to learn more about their religion and history The Jewish calendar and life cycles, worship and beliefs are all explored. In addition, the Bible, Rabbinic […]Find out more »
This basic introductory Hebrew reading course is for beginners interested in learning the Hebrew alphabet, grammar and vocabulary. During the process of teaching the letters and vowels, students will start reading prayers for Shabbat, synagogue services and traditional blessings. The goal of the course is for students to become familiar enough with Hebrew to be […]Find out more »