Education, Lectures

A Rare Opportunity To Study With A Master, The World’s Best, An Outstanding Scholar, Dr. Barry W. Holtz!

On Sunday, January 28th, from 9:30 – 11:15 a.m., Dr. Barry W. Holtz, the Theodore and Florence Baumritter Professor of Jewish Education at The Jewish Theological Seminary, will be discussing his most recent book, Rabbi Akiva: Sage of the Talmud at Merrick Jewish Centre, 225 Fox Blvd in Merrick.

A light breakfast will be provided, and there will be a book signing for those who wish to purchase Dr. Holtz’s book ($20/copy).

This lecture is FREE and open to the community!

If you have questions, call (516) 379-8650 or email:


“In many ways Rabbi Akiva is the apotheosis of the deepest values of rabbinic Judaism, the essential Jewish religion that first evolved in the 1st and 2nd centuries of the common era and came to define the nature of Judaism.” 

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