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May 11-13, 2018

 

Dr. Amy-Jill Levine

University Professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies, Vanderbilt University Divinity School and College of Arts and Sciences

WEEKEND THEME - JUDAISM, JESUS AND JEWISH-CHRISTIAN RELATIONS - HOW JEWS AND CHRISTIANS MISUNDERSTAND EACH OTHER

 Amy-Jill Levine is University Professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies and Mary Jane Werthan Professor of Jewish Studies at Vanderbilt Divinity School and College of Arts and Science; she is also Affiliated Professor, Centre for the Study of Jewish-Christian Relations, Cambridge UK. Her resume includes hundreds of biblical talks to audiences across the country; plus numerous publications on Christian origins, Jewish/Christian relations, and the biblical views of gender and sexuality including The Misunderstood Jew: The Church and the Scandal of the Jewish JesusShort Stories by Jesus: The Enigmatic Parables of a Controversial RabbiWho Counts? 100 Sheep, 10 Coins and 2 Sons (a children’s book co-authored with Sandy Eisenberg Sasso), and the Jewish Annotated New Testament (co-edited with Marc Z. Brettler). 

Weekend Schedule:

FRIDAY, MAY 11, 2018, all activities at Congregation B'nai Jacob
6 p.m. Catered Dinner* (Social Hall)
7 p.m. - Shabbat Service and Program (Sanctuary)
Program: "How Do Jews and Christians Read Scripture Differently? - It's Not a Zero-Sum Game"
8:30 p.m. (approx.) - Dessert Oneg by CBJ (Social Hall)

SATURDAY, MAY 12, 2018, all activities at Congregation B'nai Jacob
9:30 a.m. - Shabbat Service (Sanctuary)
11 a.m. (approx.) - Teaching Program: "The Bible and Immigration: Jewish and Christian Perspectives" (Sanctuary)
Noon to 1:30 p.m. - Catered Lunch and Program* (Social Hall)
Program: "Jewish and Christian Relations, and the Biblical View of Gender and Sexuality: David and Bathsheba and the #MeToo Movement"
1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. - Clergy and Religious School Teacher Workshop
Theme: "Understanding Jesus Means Understanding Judaism"
7:30 p.m. - Shabbat Afternoon Dessert Reception with Solomon Family Recognition followed by Havdalah
Program: "What Jews Need to Know About the New Testament, and What Christians Need to Know about First-Century Judaism"

SUNDAY, MAY 13, 2018, at St. Ann Chapel, 604 Main Street, Phoenixville, PA 19460
1:00pm-2:00pm - "Challenging Stories of Jesus: The Enigmatic Parables of a Controversial Rabbi"

*Registration and fee required.

We invite you to support our Scholar-In-Residence weekend by contributing to our event:

INDIVIDUAL TICKET         $36
Receives a ticket to planned catered meals
SUPPORTER                           $72
Receives two tickets to planned catered meals and a listing in the Program
PATRON                                  $108
Receives two tickets to planned catered meals and a listing in the Program

BENEFACTOR                       $360
Receives four tickets to planned catered meals, a signed book and a listing in the Program
STAR SPONSOR                   $1080
Receives four tickets to planned catered meals, a signed book and special recognition in the Program
LUNCHEON SPONSOR      $2500   or   DINNER SPONSOR    $3500
Receives four tickets to planned catered meals, a signed book, special recognition in the Program and exclusive seating with Dr. Levine

Become a sponsor

 Contact Mark Snow at mjsnow1@comcast.net for more information or to assist with planning this special program.