"Johann Eisenmenger" Jewish Biographies Lecture
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 from 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Posing as a would-be convert to Judaism, Johann Andreas Eisenmenger studied Rabbinic literature for 19 years before publishing a massive two-volume denunciation of the Talmud called "Judaism Revealed" in 1711. His defamation of Jews and Judaism has been the foundation of much antisemitic diatribe for the last three centuries.
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Dr. Henry Abramson
Dr. Henry Abramson earned his PhD in History from the University of Toronto in 1995 and currently serves as Dean of Academic Affairs and Student Services at Touro College South.. He has held post-doctoral fellowships and visiting appointments at Cornell, Harvard, Oxford and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and is the author of several books on Jewish history and thought, He has received numerous awards for his teaching, including the Excellence in the Academy Award from the National Education Association.