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Upcoming Lecture by Dr. Stefan Reif, Renowned Scholar of the Cairo Geniza

Reif FlatscreenPlease join us on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 7:30 P.M. in Furst Hall, Room 535 for a guest lecture by Dr. Stefan Reif: "Attitudes to Non-Jews in Prayer Texts Found in Early Hebrew Manuscripts.” (Click to RSVP)

Dr. Reif is Professor Emeritus of Medieval Jewish Studies at Cambridge University, the retired Director of the Cairo Genizah Collection/Research in the Cambridge University Library, the retired Director of the Oriental Division of the Cambridge University Library, a Fellow of St. John's College at Cambridge University, and the former President of the Jewish Historical Society of England and of the Cambridge Theological Society. Dr. Reif also served as a lecturer at the University of Glasgow and at Dropsie College in Philadelphia. 

The lecture is sponsored in revered memory of the Hakham, Rabbi Dr. Solomon Gaon, a’h, the late beloved co-founder of Yeshiva University’s Sephardic Studies Programs and Professor of Sephardic Studies of the Sephardic Community Program and the Sephardic Council of Overseers.

Free parking is available for event attendees at YU Parking Lot (E) - 2497 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY, 10033.

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