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A Skirball Academy Class

Dr. Alyssa Cady

From Israelite to Jew

This class traces the historical development of the Kingdoms of Israel and Judah to the end of the Maccabean Period, examining the religious, cultural and geopolitical context of the peoples and territories of Israel-Palestine. Through close reading of original sources, archaeological evidence and current scholarship, we’ll explore the transition from the cultic practices of the early Israelites to the emergence of the notion of “Judaism” in the Roman Period.

Wednesdays, 6:30 – 8:00 PM
March 6, 13, 20, April 3, 10, 17

$180, $120 Temple Emanu-El members

Free for Friends of Streicker 

Dr. Alyssa M. Cady is a scholar of religions of Mediterranean Antiquity, focusing on material culture, literature and intellectual history. After teaching in the Religious Studies department at New York University, she became director of the newly created Temple Emanu-El Center for Interfaith Dialogue.

Wednesdays, 6:30 – 8:00 PM
March 6, 13, 20, April 3, 10, 17

$180, $120 Temple Emanu-El members

Free for Friends of Streicker 

This class traces the historical development of the Kingdoms of Israel and Judah to the end of the Maccabean Period, examining the religious, cultural and geopolitical context of the peoples and territories of Israel-Palestine. Through close reading of original sources, archaeological evidence and current scholarship, we’ll explore the transition from the cultic practices of the early Israelites to the emergence of the notion of “Judaism” in the Roman Period.

Dr. Alyssa M. Cady is a scholar of religions of Mediterranean Antiquity, focusing on material culture, literature and intellectual history. After teaching in the Religious Studies department at New York University, she became director of the newly created Temple Emanu-El Center for Interfaith Dialogue.

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