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Sunday, June 9 • 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Sects and the City (of 2nd Temple period Jerusalem)

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At the end of the Second Temple period there were many versions of Judaism in the marketplace of ideas. We will review sources like the Dead Sea Scrolls, the New Testament, Josephus and others to reconstruct this lost world. No prior knowledge of 'Sex and the City' required (although it will help with the quiz at the end).


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Tommy Sterling

Tommy Sterling is as humble as Moses. He is a highly entertaining speaker who attended four Limmuds last year, including Limmud UK. Tommy loves to ask questions and explore the origin of all things Jewish. His passions span the traditional to the academic and include the Talmud, the Documentary Hypothesis and the evolution of Rabbinic Judaism. Tommy was involve in the programing committy of Limmud-Oz 2013


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