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Am I My Lover’s Keeper?

The Jewish Obligation to the Other with David Shneer at Bonai Shalom

On this obscure Jewish Holiday of Tu B’Av, a festival that celebrates love, Professor David Shneer from CU will explore some texts on love and obligation as Bonai Shalom’s First Friday Program continues this summer.

On Friday, August 3, Shabbat Services are at 6 pm (open to the public). After services the program continues with Shabbat Dinner at 7:00 pm and  lecture at 8:00 pm, followed by questions and discussion. Babysitting will be provided. Reservations required for dinner and lecture: $15/adult, $12/child (under 12 years old), $50 max per family. Space is limited and will fill quickly, so RSVP now!  Please email office@bonaishalom.org

David Shneer is Professor of History and Director of the Program in Jewish Studies at CU-Boulder. His work concentrates on modern Jewish society and culture, especially Yiddish culture, Russian Jewish history, and Jews and sexuality. He authored several award-winning books and serves as consultant to numerous Jewish agencies on questions of contemporary Jewish identity and on the board of directors of the Association for Jewish Studies.

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