The third lecture in the five-part series on Justice: An Exploration of Justice in Jewish Thought and Tradition, co-sponsored by the Bureau of Jewish Education and the University at Buffalo’s Department of Jewish Thought, will take place on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 7:00 – 8:30 PM in the Lippman Lounge at the JCC Benderson Family Building: 2640 North Forest Road in Getzville. The program is FREE and open to the community, light refreshments will be served and everyone is welcome!
Professor Marla Segol will speak on “Medicine and Mysticism.” Dr. Segol is an Associate Professor in the Department of Jewish Thought with research and publications in the field of Kabbalah, Jewish Magic and the history of the body in religion. She has published extensively and she presents in a lively and informative manner. Her topic: “Medicine and Mysticism” will provide a very interesting and enlightening evening for all who attend.
The Department of Jewish Thought at UB is a multi-disciplinary research and academic degree-granting program focused on teaching and scholarship related to the contributions of the Jewish tradition in the development of Western civilization. Their mission is to foster knowledge, inquiry and scholarly excellence to better understand Judaism.
In addition to Professor Segol’s talk on Tuesday, March 7, Professor Alex Green and Professor Sergey Dolgopolski will be speaking in the co-sponsored series on Monday, April 3 and Wednesday, May 17. Watch for announcements about these excellent presentations and join us! For more information, contact the BJE office at 204-5380 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Reservations not necessary.
Ethel Melzer, Director of Adult Education, Bureau of Jewish Education