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Biblical Poetry and Lamentations in its Day

Hosted By: Park Avenue Synagogue

Biblical poetry takes many forms, some of which are easy to see, some of which are not. Poetry is one of the ways that our forbearers expressed their joys and sorrows. Explore how those expressions took form using historical examples.

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Teacher

Dr. Sharon Keller

Dr. Sharon Keller set her sights on a Ph.D. in Bible and Egyptology studies when she was in the sixth grade, and she steadfastly worked toward that goal, earning her doctorate at NYU’s Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies in the areas of the Bible and the Ancient Near East. Dr. Keller is currently on the Classics faculty at Hofstra University, where she teaches courses as diverse as Magic, Miracle, and Medicine in the Ancient World and Greco-Roman Comedy. She has been an assistant professor of the Bible and Ancient Semitic languages at the Jewish Theological Seminary and at Hebrew Union College.
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Host

Park Avenue Synagogue

Through spirited prayer, study, observance and acts of kindness we aspire to foster deep connections with each other, our Torah, our God, the people and State of Israel and our shared humanity. In practicing a Judaism filled with love, literacy, reverence, compassion, and joy, we strive to make our ancient tradition compelling and welcoming to contemporary Jewry and to serve as a light unto our fellow Jews and the nations.
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