Moshiah Now: Perspectives on Jewish Messianism


November 22, 2010 | 1:00 PM | Free & Open to the Public
Jewish Community Center of San Francisco, 3200 California Street at Presidio Avenue.
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What is the Jewish concept of the Messiah? Join scholars Moshe Halbertal and Nathaniel Deutsch in this eye-opening discussion.

Professor of Jewish thought and philosophy at Hebrew University, Moshe Halbertal is the co-editor of Judaism and the Challenges of Modern Life and the author of People of the Book: Canon, Meaning and Authority, among other titles in English and Hebrew.

Nathaniel Deutsch is professor and co-director of the Center for Jewish Studies at UC Santa Cruz.  He has written on Gnosticism, Hasidism and Black-Jewish identity.

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