The 'Jewish History Salon' aims to bring together like-minded individuals that share a passion for exploring the world of Jewish history
Contact: Shelomo Alfassa Shelomo@alfassa.com
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NEW YORK, NY (August 4, 2010) 'The Jewish History Salon,' a new discussion group that will meet on a monthly basis in New York City, aims to draw together intellectually oriented persons that seek the scholarly advancement of Judaic studies. The group will come together to focus on any and all aspects of Jewish history, which may include the ancient, medieval and/or modern periods; discussions on secular as well as religious topics are also welcome, this may include discussions on Biblical criticism, exploring traditional perspectives on Judaism, books, language, rabbinics, Jewish law, etc.
The Salon will be a place where one can discuss and share their own current research or projects, exchange ideas with like-minded people, receive and give constructive criticism, read samples of their own works and hear the works and ideas of other participants.
Shelomo Alfassa, founder of 'The Jewish History Salon' said, "The Salon will be open to anyone with a true interest in exploring Jewish history and furthering the cause of Jewish studies, both lay persons and professionals are encouraged to participate."
The initial meeting will be held on Sunday, August 8, 2010 at 2pm at Barnes and Noble (East 17th and Broadway at Union Square) on the 3rd floor. Participants are welcome to bring their intellectually curious minds or even a sample of a essay/book, etc. that they are working on or reading. Membership is informal and there is no charge. 'The Jewish History Salon' will be a great place to socialize, network and to make new like-minded friends and colleagues.
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