Me’ah Select: Fateful Encounter – Relations Between Jews and Muslims in the Medieval and Modern Islamic World

December 14, 2016 Cambridge $360.00

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Fateful Encounter; Relations Between Jews and Muslims in the Medieval and Modern Islamic World at Congregation Eitz Chayim in Cambridge. Class begins November 2, 2016, meets Wednesdays, 7-9:00 p.m. 
This course is intended to provide both a general overview, and some detailed vignettes of Jewish life under Islamic rule, primarily during the Middle Ages, and also during Modern times.  Analyzing the complex relationship between Jews and Muslims in medieval Islamic societies, in particular, constitutes a fascinating intellectual and spiritual adventure in itself.  However, studying the medieval period also turns out to be crucial for gaining a full understanding of relationships between Jews and Muslims in our times today.

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Or contact Sara Brown at; call 617-559-8708

The program is supported by Hebrew College and CJP’s Commission on Jewish Learning and Engagement.

Me’ah Select is a ten week in-depth exploration of a specific theme, text, personality or slice of Jewish history. Our talented faculty, known for their scholarship and dynamic approach to adult learning, bring their classes to life through the study of literature, history, art, and original texts and source material.

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Every week on Wednesday, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmFirst event on December 14, 2016Last event on January 25, 2017
Congregation Eitz Chayim
136 Magazine St
Cambridge, MA 02139
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$360.00 for fall semester

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