8 2014


9 2014

Congregation Etz Chayim: A Scholar in Residence with Rabbi Marty Lockshin

9:00AM - 11:30AM  

Congregation Etz Chayim 123 Matheson Avenue East
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2W 0C3

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Congregation Etz Chayim Presents A Scholar in Residence weekend with Guest Speaker Rabbi Marty Lockshin Saturday, March 8th & Sunday , March 9th Rabbi Lockshin is Chair of the Department of Humanities at York University in Toronto. His expertise lies in the history of Jewish bible commentaries and on the intellectual interactions between Jews and Christians. He has published six books and many academic articles. Rabbi Lockshin has also been very involved over the years with York University's Jewish Teacher Education Program which trains teachers for careers as Jewish educators. Saturday, March 8th 9:00 AM Shabbat Morning Service Rabbi Lockshin will give the sermon on the topic:“Making Rashi Come Alive” After Kiddush Rabbi Lockshin will present the topic: “Rabbi Kook - one of Israel’s greatest Rabbis on love of Jews and Humanity” Sunday, March 9th 9:00 AM – Shacharit Services 9:45 AM - Rabbi Lockshin will present the topic “The Ancient Rabbis and Jesus” Jesus lived in the land of Israel in the time of some of the greatest rabbis of classical Judaism, just a few years after Hillel, for example, and just a few years before rabbis such as Gamliel and Akiva. What did the great classical rabbis know about Jesus? What did they think about him? Question & Answer period to follow.