Prominent Talmud Scholar to Give Two Presentations, March 4 and 6

As part of the spring series in Jewish Studies, the University of Utah will be hosting one of the preeminent scholars of Talmud (Hebrew Oral Scripture) Admiel Kosman.

Professor at the University of Potsdam and the Academic director of Abraham Geiger Reform Rabbinical College, Kosman is also the author of 8 books of poetry, and numerous scholarly works, including Gender and Dialogue in the Rabbinic Prism (2012). His poems have been awarded both the Bernstein and Israel Prizes in Literature.

Professor Kosman will be speaking twice during the week of March 4-6:

March 4: “Reading Martin Buber through the Eyes of the Talmudic Storyteller”
SLC Main Library, Room L-4, 6:30-8:30 pm

March 6: “Who is Closer to God? Ancient Jewish and Christian
Traditions on the Spiritual Power of Women” 5-6:30
IJ & Jeanné Wagner Jewish Community Center.
2 North Medical Drive, Salt Lake City, Utah

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