Events

JPS Bible Symposium
The Future of American Jewish Bible Translation

in honor of the 100th Anniversary of

The Holy Scriptures

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at the
National Museum of American Jewish History
101 South Independence Mall East
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Sunday, April 30, 2017 from 9:00- 3:00

Featuring distinguished Bible scholars
from all the major rabbinical seminaries and leading universities.

Program Schedule (tentative)

9:00
Check-in

9:30
Welcome
Ivy Barsky (National Museum of American Jewish History)

The Past as Prelude
Rabbi Barry L. Schwartz (The Jewish Publication Society)
Leonard Greenspoon (Creighton University)

10:30
Toward the Future – Trends in Bible Scholarship and Translation
Tamar Kamionkowski (Reconstructionist Rabbinical College)
Aaron Koller (Yeshiva University)
Ben Sommer (Jewish Theological Seminary)
Andrea Weiss (Hebrew Union College)

12:00  Lunch Break (at museum cafe or nearby restaurants)

1:00
Toward the Future – Notes for a New Translation
Michael Carasik-moderator
Adele Berlin (University of Maryland)
Gary Rensburg (Rutgers University)
Marc Brettler (Duke University)
Daniel Septimus (Sefaria)
Diane M. Sharon (Temple Emanu-el Skirball Center)

3:00  Conclusion and Tour of Museum

To pre-register, contact Sarah at sksegal@jps.org

Read Centennial Celebration for JPS Bible by Leonard Greenspoon

Sponsors:

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The JPS/Skirball Author Series
New York City

A unique opportunity for learning with world-renowned scholars

In partnership with The Temple Emanu-El Skirball Center
One East 65th Street, New York City

Future events to be announced.

Sponsors:

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