I’ll be speaking on five occasions over the next two months at the Agudas Achim Congregation in Iowa City. I am thankful to Rabbi Portman for the invitations, and invite all who’d like to participate to come, listen to the lectures, and enjoy the congregation’s new facility at 401 E. Oakdale Blvd. in Coralville, IA.
I’ll be speaking on the following:
|Sept. 20||8:30pm||“Seeing Double: Twins in the Bible”
(Annual Finn Lecture)
|Oct. 4||8:30pm||“The Flood Tradition after the Rise of Science”
|Oct. 11||8:30pm||“Go Forth from Here to Iowa, and I Shall Bless Thee with Tenure”
(Lech-Lecha – Abraham leaving)
|Oct. 18||8:30pm||“Looking Back: Scholarly Problems with Sodom and Gomorrah”
(Vayera – Sodom and Gomorrah, Akedah)
|Oct. 26||8:30pm||“What is ‘Biblical Marriage’?”
(Chayi Sarah – Wife for Isaac)
For more information, contact the synagogue at (319) 337-3813.