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Temple Emanu-El of Palm Beach

Spiritual. Egalitarian. Welcoming.

Understanding the Bible – Prophesy

Wednesday, January 10, 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
“Overview of Prophecy in the Ancient World and Israel”

Instructor: Rabbi David L. Blumenfeld

What are the origins of prophecy? What distinguished Israelite prophesies from other religions? Why did it cease?

(Malachi 2:10) – “Have we not one father? Has not one God created us? Why then do we deal treacherously, each person against others?” Such powerful prophetic pronouncements still speak to us and to the human condition that exists in the 21st century.

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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