The Shores of the Dead Sea: a Rich History of Jewish Life

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Date(s) - 07/01/2015
7:45 pm - 9:15 pm

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Despite the harsh conditions of the Dead Sea climate, Jewish life thrived on its shores from the Biblical period to today. We will explore the ancient communities of Ein-Gedi, Jericho, Qumran and Masada with the help of Tanakh and Chazal, classical historians & modern archaeology.
Gavriel Porten

Wednesdays, 7:45-9:15pm
5 sessions: July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29.

Tuition: $125; financial aid available.

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