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Date(s) - 27/01/2019
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm



Sunday 27 January 2019, 7.00 pm—9.30 pm

Lecture title

‘Torah Min Hashamayim in Late Second Temple Judaisim’

Lecture Synopsis

In this lecture Dr Sandra Jacobs will explore:
• What did written copies of Torah look like before its text was standardised?
• Why was Heavenly Writing felt to be so important – even for Jewish writers in the Second Temple Period?

Guest Speaker

Dr Sandra Jacobs, Network Facilitator and Researcher Leverhulme Trust International Project: Dispersed Qumran Cave Artefacts and Archival Sources and Visiting Lecturer at Leo Baeck College.

Dr Sandra Jacobs, holds a BA (Hons.) in Jewish Studies from SOAS (London) and an MA in Biblical Studies from the TRS Department at King’s College (London); her PhD from the University of Manchester was published as The Body as Property: Physical Disfigurement in Biblical Law (London and New York: Bloomsbury Academic Press, 2014). She currently works on the Leverhulme International Network project, Dispersed Qumran Cave Artefacts and Archives, at Kings and is also Visiting Lecturer at Leo Baeck College.

Sha’arei Tsedek North London Reform Synagogue
120 Oakleigh Road North
London N20 9EZ
T: 020 8445 3400

Visit the Sha’arei Tsedek website for more information.

Refreshments will be served.

Voluntary donation of £5.00 pp

Open to members and non-members

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