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Scholar-in-Residence Shabbat with Dr. Marcie Lenk

Saturday, October 13, 2018 4 Cheshvan 5779

4:30 PM - 5:30 PMHome of Molly Pollak and Phil Gassel

Dr. Marcie Lenk will be speaking after Kabbalat Shabbat and
on Shabbat morning before Musaf in shul and
Shabbat afternoon at the home of Molly Pollak and Phil Gassel,
450 West End Avenue, (@82 Street), 2B


Jews: A Part of the World or Apart From the World?

  • Time to Trust Christians? Recent Orthodox Statements on Jewish-Christian Relations    (Friday after Kabbalat Shabbat)
  • Noah: Learning from Gentiles    (Shabbat morning before Musaf)
  • Sarah and Hagar as Insider and Outsider in Jewish and Christian Interpretation (Shabbat afternoon - 4:30pm – 450 West End Ave #2B (82nd St))

Dr. Lenk, who lives in Jerusalem, is currently the Academic Director of Bat Kol: Christian Institute for Jewish Studies and, for the last 6 years, served as director of Christian Leadership programs at the Shalom Hartman Institute. She received her Ph.D. at Harvard University, an M.T.S. from Harvard Divinity School, an M.A. in Bible from Yeshiva University and a B.A. in Mathematics and Jewish Studies from Stern College. Dr. Lenk has taught Early Christianity, Hebrew Bible and Rabbinic Literature at institutions such as Boston University, CCNY and Jewish and Christian seminaries in Israel and the United States, and has lectured extensively in Europe, Israel and the United States.  

We thank Molly Pollak for sponsoring our inaugural Scholar-in-Residence of the season in memory of her mother, Suzette Pollak Klein, z"l. 


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