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Jews and Muslims: The Early Years – Class with Dr. Regina Stein

October 17, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2017

Investigate the early encounters between Jews and Muslims as we explore the origins of Islam in the Arabian Peninsula beginning in the 7th century. In the fall semester, we will read sections of the Quran as a primary key to understanding the values and beliefs of Islam. We will compare the Quran’s references to biblical characters such as Abraham, Ishmael, Moses and Ezra.

Dr. Regina Stein is the Morris Kaplan Scholar-in-Residence at the Museum at Eldridge Street. She has taught for Temple Emanu-El’s Skirball Center for Adult Jewish Learning, the Wexner Heritage Foundation, CLAL, the Jewish Theological Seminary, the Bronfman Youth Fellowships in Israel, the Academy for Jewish Religion, and the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem. Dr. Stein is formerly the National Director of the Hadassah Leadership Academy.


October 17, 2017
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Museum at Eldridge Street
12 Eldridge Street
New York, NY 10002 United States