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Between Ethics, Magic, and Kabbalah: the Kav Ha-Yashar

Between Ethics, Magic, and Kabbalah: the Kav Ha-Yashar
15 Kings College Circle, UC A101
Time: Oct 31st, 5:00 pm End: Oct 31st, 6:30 pm
Interest Categories: Religion, Study of (FAS), Philosophy (UTSC), Philosophy (UTM), Philosophy (FAS), Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations (FAS), Medieval Studies (FAS), Jewish Studies, History (FAS), Historical Studies (UTM), Ethics, English and Drama (UTM), English (UTSC), English (FAS), Comparative Literature (FAS), Communications, Book History/Print Culture, Art (FAS), 1500-1800
Lecture 2 of the Shoshana Shier Lectures in Old Yiddish Literature by Jean Baumgarten

The Centre for Jewish Studies is pleased to present:

The Shoshana Shier Lectures 2011:  Mystical Texts in Old Yiddish Literature


by Jean Baumgarten, Shoshana Shier Distinguished Visiting Professor and Director of Research, National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) Paris


Lecture 1: Monday 24 October 2011 at 5:00 p.m.

Jewish Mysticism in 17th-18th Century Ashkenazi Society: Translating the Zohar for Men and Women


Lecture 2: Monday 31 October 2011 at 5:00 p.m.

Between Ethics, Magic, and Kabbalah: The Kav Ha-Yashar


Lecture 3: Monday 7 November 2011 at 5:00 p.m.

Echoes of the "False Messiah": Shabbetai Tzvi in Old Yiddish Literature


Location for all lectures:  University College, Room A101, 15 Kings College Circle

For further information, please contact the Centre for Jewish Studies at (416) 978-1624


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