Event Information
Center for Jewish History Presents
Genesis: Imagining the Beginning of Time
Thursday, September 15, 2011

Lecture by Elisheva Carlebach

Length: 1 hr 30 mins
Intermission: None
Seating: General Admission
You choose your seats when you get to the theater.

The approach of the new year heightens our awareness of the cycle of Jewish time and its distinctive nature. Elisheva Carlebach, Salo W. Baron Professor of Jewish History at Columbia University, will give an illustrated lecture in honor of the coming New Year on Jewish conceptions of time and how these are interwoven with the Jewish sense of history and represented in Jewish imagery. Her most recent book is Palaces of Time: Jewish Calendar and Culture in Early Modern Europe.

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