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Unpacking the Parables of Jesus

February 12 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until February 19, 2020

Unpacking the Parables of Jesus
Within their Literary, Cultural and Historical Context

February 5, 2020: The parable of the Good Samaritan
February 12, 2020: The story of the Rich man and Lazarus
February 19, 2020: The parable of the Tenants

These 3 sessions will include an in depth study of parables in Classical Rabbinic Literature, placing Jesus’ teachings within the gamut, continuum, of rabbinic parables of the last 2 millennia.  The series will also attempt to understand how Jesus’ parables were perceived by his many listeners when he first taught them.

Guest Presenter: Rabbi Moshe Silberschein
Interim Rabbi at Temple Beth Tzedek
Faculty at Jerusalem University College – Institute of Holy Land Studies
Faculty at Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion

All sessions are free of charge


February 12
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Mara Koven-Gelman


Temple Beth Tzedek
1641 North Forest Road
Williamsville, NY 14221 United States
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