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Pawel Maciejko
Sponsor Congregation Beth Am Israel
Type of Event Education
Lecture
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Description This lecture will discuss the eruption of one of the most important messianic movements in Jewish history, the Frankist movement, which began in Poland in the 1750's and within several years spread into large parts of East-Central Europe. In discussing the personality and fortunes of the movement leader, Jacob Frank, Professor Maciejko will examine the unprecedented alliance of the Catholic clergy and the Jewish rabbinate that contributed to the creation of Frankism. Pawel Maciejko is a senior lecturer in Jewish Thought at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem where he studies the history of Jewish heterodoxy and heresy in general, and the history of the Sabbatian movement in particular.
Date/Dates October 28 2013
Times 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Street Address Congregation Beth Am Israel
1301 Hagys Ford Road Google Map
Location Penn Valley, PA 19072 United States
Contact Information
Contact Name Jessica Bishop
Email(s) rabbidavid@bethamisrael.org
Website(s)
http://www.bethamisrael.org, http://katz.sas.upenn.edu/fellowship-program/fellow/pawel-maciejko                                        
Phone Number 6106671651
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Audience People of All Faiths
People who are interested in Synagogues and the Jewish Community, Israel, Spirituality
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