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Event Series Event Series: Buffalo Week of Jewish Learning

Buffalo Week of Jewish Learning

March 4 @ 6:30 pm - 9:10 pm

Sunday, March 3
11 am – 1 pm
“The Role of Unity in Judaism”
Annual Rabbi Heschel Greenberg Lecture
Musical Pre-Purim Schpiel with Max Seligman and the Freilich Ensemble
Lunch is included
Jewish Discovery Center

Monday, March 4
6:30 – 9:10 pm
“The Status of the Forgotten: Plato, The Babylonian Talmud, and Beyond”
Prof. Azzan Yadin-Israel – David Blitzer Lecture Series
UB North Campus, 708 Clemens Hall

Tuesday, March 5
12:30 – 2 pm
“How the Forbidden Fruit Became an Apple: Interpretation, Iconography, and Linguistics”
Prof. Azzan Yadin-Israel – David Blitzer Lecture Series
UB North Campus, 200G Baldy Hall

Wednesday, March 6
1 – 2 pm
“Pioneering Excellence – A Spotlight on Israel’s Startup Scene”
The Blackstone LaunchPad at UB will be hosting a virtual conversation on Israeli startups with UB student Natan Weitzman and other Israeli leaders in the startup world. Natan is working on his BS in Engineering Physics with a Minor in Mathematics as a Presidential and Honors Scholar. He is also the Co-Founder & CEO of Renova, which is a cloud-based platform that makes designing and remodeling homes and other spaces stress-free and accessible to everyone.

Thursday, March 7
9 – 10 am
“Inclusive Design in a Jewish Context”
Prof. Ed Steinfeld, SUNY Distinguished Professor in the UB Dept of Architecture
Prof. Ed Steinfeld will be giving a presentation on universal design and religion using synagogues as a case study. He will address design for disability, aging, gender identity, and security, and will feature Temple Beth Tzedek in Amherst and Congregation Simchas Torah, an LGBTQ+ synagogue in Manhattan.


March 4
6:30 pm - 9:10 pm
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