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Sunday, February 14 • 1:45pm - 3:00pm
'And There Was Evening, And There Was Morning;' When Does the Day Start in the Torah?

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A careful reading of select verses in the Torah, e.g. Genesis 1:5, Exodus 12:8/10, Exodus 16:23, Levitucs 15:16, with traditional and modern commentaries. We will try to determine whether a lunar or a solar calendar was used in the Biblical period.


seth cohen

Seth Cohen grew up unaffiliated in Cambridge, Massachusetts, as a fifth-generation American with virtually no Jewish education. He has spent the last 35 years trying to understand what it means to be a Jew. Seth has studied in Israel and in all the denominations in New York City, from Hasidic to Reform. He studies all things Jewish, but his primary interest lies in Biblical and Rabbinic text, specifically the development of Halakha and... Read More →

Sunday February 14, 2016 1:45pm - 3:00pm

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