Congregation Tifereth Israel

Scholar in Residence 2021

SEEING OUR FAITH THROUGH OTHERS’ EYES:
JEWISH AND CHRISTIAN SCRIPTURE IN DIALOGUE

MARC BRETTLER. PH.D. is the Bernice and Morton Lerner Distinguished Professor of Jewish Studies in the Department of Religious Studies at Duke University. The Dora Golding Professor of Biblical Studies Emeritus and former chair of the Department of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies at Brandeis University. He has also taught at Yale University, Brown University, Wellesley College, and Middlebury College. A graduate of Brandeis University, he has published and lectured widely on metaphor and the Bible, the nature of biblical historical texts, and gender issues and the Bible. He’s co-edited and written the Jewish Study Bible, The Jewish Annotated New Testament, The Bible With and Without Jesus: How Jews and Christians Read the Same Stories Differently, and more.

 

SCHEDULE & ZOOM LINKS
All Zoom programs & worship services are free & open to people of all faiths:

Saturday, January 23
Is the Bible “True”?
ZOOM LINK / Meeting ID: 628202612 / Password: tifereth
– Dvar Torah during Tifereth Israel Shabbat morning services @ approx.11:30 am (services begin 9:30 am)
ZOOM LINK / Meeting ID: 628202612 / Password: tifereth
What Does the Bible Teach About Justice?
– Shabbat morning teaching @ 12:30 pm

Sunday, January 24
 Jonah and Psalms: Do Jews and Christians Read the Same Books?
YOUTUBE LINK for live worship services
– Sermon during First Congregational Church Zoom services, (services begin @ 11:00 am)
What About the Messiah?

ZOOM LINK / Meeting ID: 81569521383 / Password: tifereth
– Lecture and discussion @ 12:30 pm

 

BECOME A SPONSOR (REGISTRATION LINK  for event / sponsor)
Help keep programs like this free & open to all by becoming a sponsor!

Supporter: $36

Bronze: $108
– Shabbat Kiddush or Sunday Service Lunch Box, delivered to your door by volunteers on Friday afternoon or Sunday morning.

Silver: $180
– Kiddush or Lunch Box
– The Bible With and Without Jesus; How Jews and Christians Read the Same Stories Differently, with signed bookplate by Dr. Brettler

Gold: $360
– Kiddush or Lunch Box
– The Bible With and Without Jesus, with signed bookplate by Dr. Brettler
– The Jewish Study Bible, with signed bookplate by Dr. Brettler