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The Holy Mar Zutra
Mon, Mar 27, 2017, 7:00 PM – Tue, Mar 28, 2017, 8:00 PM EDT
Traditional Rabbinic sources describe Mar Zutra as the progenitor of a long line of Jewish leaders in the Land of Israel, extending through the period of the early Islamic conquest in the seventh century. This lecture will explore the demographic, political and cultural landscape of Israel during the centuries preceding the turn of the millennium.
Part VIII of the lecture series “ISRAEL: The Land and its People” offered during the Spring 2017 semester at the mighty Avenue J campus of Touro College. Free and open to the community. Sponsorships are available at bit.ly/thefriendsofjewishhistory.
(No lectures in April: Passover)