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At Central Synagogue

The Menorah in Art, Religious Life, and Culture

Date: Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Saint Peter's Church, 619 Lexington Ave

Presented by Central Synagogue and Saint Peter’s Church

Dr. Steven Fine, Professor of Jewish History at Yeshiva University, presents a lecture on the Menorah, and its place in art, religious life, and culture. Professor Fine’s blend of history, rabbinic literature, archaeology, and art, together with deep engagement with historiography and contemporary culture, is expressed in a broad range of publications. His most recent book is The Menorah: From the Bible to Modern Israel, published by Harvard University Press.

The lecture is part of a series of events related to Symbols of Judaism, a contemporary mosaic art installation on view in Saint Peter’s Living Room Gallery.

The event is FREE, but registration in advance is requested.

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