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Join us on April 24th in the Henry Charles Lea Library at the Kislak Center for a symposium to discuss some of the key elements of The Mishnaic Moment: Jewish Law Among Jews and Christian in Early Modern Europe (edited by Piet van Boxel, Kirsten Macfarlane and Joanna Weinberg) Oxford University Press, 2022).  Piet van Boxel and Joanna Weinberg, both at the University of Oxford, will speak, followed by comments and conversation with Penn scholars Anne Albert, David Ruderman, and Joshua Teplitsky, chaired and moderated by Peter Stallybrass.

This event is free and open to the public.

Image: engraved frontispiece of volume one of Guilielmus Surenhusius’ bi-lingual Hebrew-Latin edition of the Mishnah (Amsterdam, 1698)

Sponsored by Penn’s Jewish Studies Program, the Hebert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, the Workshop in the History of Material Texts, the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, the Penn Carey Law School, and the Center for Ancient Studies.



Monday, April 24, 2023
9:30am - 1:00pm
Henry Charles Lea Library
Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center
Kislak, Symposium
Registration has closed.

Event Organizer

Lynne Farrington
The Mishnaic Moment: Jewish Law Among Jews and Christians in Early Modern Europe: A Symposium