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Temple Emanu-El of Palm Beach

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Understanding the Bible – Jonah

Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Temple Emanu-El of Palm Beach
190 N. County Rd.
Palm Beach, FL 33480

Wednesday Morning Adult Education

A MODERN UNDERSTANDING OF THE BIBLE
“Jonah, A Whale of A Tale”

Instructor: Rabbi David L. Blumenfeld

Unfortunately, the Jonah story, as related in the Bible, often

gets swallowed up by the appearance of a whale. It’s time to move beyond the tale (no pun intended) because, in fact, the Jonah narrative stands out as one of the most powerful insights into human nature and the quest for human understanding. Its message is universal.

All are welcome. Knowledge of Hebrew is not required.

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About the Instructor:

Rabbi David Blumenfeld

Rabbi David L. Blumenfeld (Ph.D., DHL) was ordained by the Jewish Theological Seminary. He is a graduate of Brandeis University, and studied Comparative Religion at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He received his Ph.D. degree from New York University in the field of Near Eastern Languages and Literature and was awarded a Doctor of Divinity degree, “honoris causa” from JTS.

Rabbi Blumenfeld served as spiritual leader of Congregation Tifereth Israel in Glen Cove, NY. He afterwards served with distinction as the Founding Executive Director of the New York Holocaust Memorial Commission that created the Museum of Jewish Heritage in Battery Park (N.Y.C.).

 

 

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