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Amy-Jill Levine leads talk for Haberman Institute for Jewish Studies

Posted by on Friday, December 18, 2020 in Past Events.

On February 17, 2021, Dr. Amy-Jill Levine will lead a virtual talk titled Jesus and Judaism: Why the Connection Matters.

This talk, hosted by the Haberman Institute for Jewish Studies, is free and open to all.

Description: Jesus of Nazareth is often seen as rejecting a Judaism incorrectly characterized as legalistic, misogynistic, vengeful, and xenophobic. Understanding Jesus in his Jewish context corrects false stereotypes, brings new meaning to his parables, politics, and piety, and it offers a new path for Jewish-Christian relations.