The Sidney and Miriam Brettler Memorial Series 5779 Presents:
Israel & the Diaspora in Antiquity, Partnership, Dialogue, or Debate?
This podcast is the first lecture of four taking places at the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem. This podcast includes Professor Gafni’s lecture, as well as, questions and commentary from the audience in attendance this evening.
January 9: Jewish Dispersion – Punishment, Blessing, or Universal Mission?
You can download the source sheet from the evening lecture here.
Professor Isaiah Gafni is a historian of Judaism in the Second Temple and Talmudic periods. He is a Professor Emeritus at the Hebrew University and president of Shalem College in Jerusalem.