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TBO will be hosting a special Scholar-in-Residence, Dr. Jason Kalman!

Dr. Kalman is the Gottschalk-Slade Chair in Jewish Intellectual History; Associate Professor of Classical Hebrew Literature and Interpretation at HUC-JIR, Cincinnati

Date: Friday, March 1 and Saturday, March 2.

Sessions include: Friday March 1 at 8:00 pm Evening during Kabballat Shabbat service: SACRED FRAGMENTS – On the significance of saving the shattered stone tablets of the law.

Saturday March 2 at 10:00 am Torah Study: ADULTERY AND IDOLATRY – Medieval Jewish responses to the making of the Golden Calf

Saturday evening March 2 at 7:45 pm Havdallah: BOTH THE RICH AND THE POOR – The half Shekel obligation and its implications for building an ideal Jewish society