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IAP 2007 Activity

The Torah, the Whole Torah, and Nothing But the Torah
Rabbi Ben Lanckton
Thu Jan 18, 25, 04-05:00pm, W11 - Hillel Center

No enrollment limit, no advance sign up
Participants welcome at individual sessions (series)

What is really in the Torah, the Five Books of Moses? Does it deserve to be the holiest text in the Jewish tradition? How is it copied, read, studied, preserved? This two-session course, designed as an introduction for Jews and non-Jews alike, will explore the basics of the content and context of the Torah in Judaism. The emphasis will be on breadth, not depth, and practical details, not abstract philosophy. We will learn the “five books in five minutes” version of the Torah and look at an actual kosher Torah scroll. All are welcome.
Contact: Rabbi Ben Lanckton, W11-040, x3-2982, rabbiben@mit.edu
Sponsor: Hillel
Latest update: 22-Nov-2006

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