An affair to remember

Monday 7pm to 9pm
From: 6 May 2019
To: 27 May 2019
Michael Cohen
4 week course (May 6, 13, 20, 27)

This course covers the many affairs of Jewish identity and life through the ages:
A Foreign Affair – Enlightenment, focusing on the Eighteenth Century Western and Central European Enlightenment and the radical changes it wrought in Jewish life.
A Catered Affair –Emancipation, the emergence of the peripheral Jew, the rise of Jewish nationalism and denominationalism in Europe.
From an Affair in Damascus to an Affair in Paris – tracing the roots of antisemitism
A Monastic Affair, a Case of Mistaken Identity – Jewish Identity in the modern era
The Jacobs’ Affair – an Affair of the Divine, the  Jacobs’ Affair of the 1960s and the theology of divine revelation together with its implications for Jewish law (halachah).

Image caption:
Leah Teschendorff
Memory Container Lamp – Aspect of Life, 1999
Heat blackened mild steel, silver 925, 92 x 55 x 55 mm
Acquired with funds donated by the E M Horton Family Trust
Jewish Museum of Australia Collection 8693

Cost

Early Bird discount available until 10pm, Thursday 11 April
Museum member $130, Non-member $155
After Early Bird
Museum member $145 and Non Member $170
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