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Jews and Judaism in Palestine (70-640 CA): A New Historical Paradigm

Jews and Judaism in Palestine (70-640 CA): A New Historical Paradigm
170 St. George Street, Room 100
Time: Dec 1st, 4:00 pm End: Dec 1st, 4:00 pm
Interest Categories: Religion, Study of (FAS), Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations (FAS), Jewish Studies, History (FAS), Historical Studies (UTM), Historical and Cultural Studies (UTSC), Classics (FAS), 1-400 CE
Lecture 1 (of 3) in the Roz and Ralph Halbert Lecture Series by Lee Levine, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

The Centre for Jewish Studies is pleased to present the Roz and Ralph Halbert Lecture Series


Lee Levine, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Lecture One (of three)

Jews and Judaism in Palestine (70-640 CE): A New Paradigm


Lecture Two (of three) -- Tuesday 2 December at 7:30 p.m.

Why is Hanukka Celebrated Eight Days?


Lecture Three (of three) -- Wednesday 3 December at 7:30 p.m.

What Sort of Society did the Maccabees (Hasmoneans) Create? Was this a Welcome Development for the Jews?

NOTE: Lectures 2 and 3 will be held at Beth Tzedec Congregation, 1700 Bathurst Street


All events are free and open to the public.  For further information, please contact the Centre for Jewish Studies at (416) 978-1624.

Dr. Lee I. Levine received his ordination at JTS in 1965 and his doctorate at Columbia University. He is an erstwhile member of the JTS faculty, professor emeritus in Jewish History and Archaeology at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, and the author of numerous works, including The Ancient Synagogue: The First Thousand Years (Yale University Press, 2000) and the forthcoming Visual Judaism in Late Antiquity: Historical Contexts of Jewish Art. Rabbi Levine has served as a visiting professor at Jewish Theological Seminary, Harvard, and Yale, and lectured widely in the United States, Europe, and Israel.

Presented by:

  • Beth Tzedec Congregation
  • Canadian Friends of Hebrew University
  • Centre for Jewish Studies

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