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Speaking / Scholar-in-Residence
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SELECTED PAST LECTURES AND CLASSES
RAVSAK 2009 Leadership Conference, San Francisco, NY. Handouts: English / Hebrew
Kenes Morim, Jewish Agency. Baltimore, MD: Keynote
address in Hebrew on combining formal and informal Hebrew-teaching
Israel at 60 Celebration Kallah. Temple Emeth, Chestnut Hill, MA.
Henry and Blanche Posen lecture series. Holy Blossom Temple, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Things Happen to Good People: From the Book of Job to Modernity Temple Shaaray Tefila,
Symposium on teaching Hebrew in Jewish day schools, Jewish Agency,
Mexico City, MX: Keynote address in Hebrew on Tzipiyot,
Hesegim, Ufotentzial ("Expectations, Accomplishments, and
Kenes Morim, Jewish Agency. Newark, NJ: handout (in Hebrew).
CAJE 32, Washington University, St. Louis, MO: handouts.
Temple Shaaray Tefila, Bedford Corners, NY. "The Dead Sea
Scrolls." (Handout on the Dead Sea
CAJE 31, Duke University, Durham, NC: handouts.
Shaaray Tefila, Bedford Corners, NY. "Jewish Views on War and Peace: A
Jewish Path to Understanding What's Going on in Israel." (Handouts.)
The Florence Melton Adult Mini School, White Plains, NY.
"Talmud, Midrash, and Prayer." (Description / Syllabus)
Temple Shaaray Tefila, Bedford Corners, NY. "Understanding the
Israeli Elections." (Handout: pdf / html)
Temple Shaaray Tefila, Bedford, NY. "From Jerusalem (and King
David) to Exile (and Jesus): The First Thousand Years." (Syllabus / Reading list)
Temple Shaaray Tefila, Bedford, NY. "Life in Exile from Jesus
to the Crusades: The Second Thousand Years." (Syllabus)
Temple Shaaray Tefila, Bedford, NY. "Jewish Life from the
Crusades to the Enlightenment: Eight-hundred more years." (Syllabus)
Temple Shaaray Tefila, Bedford, NY. "Jewish life
from the Enlightenment to Now: The most recent two-hundred years."
Holy Blossom Temple, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Scholar-in-residence weekend: "Black Fire on White Fire."
LITE 27 Workshop on the nature of Hebrew writing and
its implications for teaching Hebrew with and without vowels. (Handout)
Temple Rodef Shalom, Falls Church, VA. "How do We Know What the Words
Monroe Temple, Monroe, NY. Keynote address at education
conference: "Balancing Curriculum and Ambiance." (Description)
Hevreh of Southern Berkshire, 2005. Scholar-in-residence
Limmud, Nottingham, England, 2004. Teacher. (Handouts)
International Morphosyntax Colloquium in Buenos Aires, Argentina. "Toward Two Types of Morphology." (Handout)
HUC-JIR, New York. "The Origins of the Tetragrammaton,"
Faculty Seminar Presentation. (Handout)
HUC Alumni Class, New York. "On Translation" (Handout,
Tromsoe Univeristy, Tromsoe, Norway. "On Adverb Placement
and Adjunction Sites." (Handout)
Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium.
"Identifying, Understanding and Translating the Metaphors of a Dead
CLITE I, Szeged, Hungary. "Two Types of Paratactic
Word-Order Variation." (Handout)
IATL 13, Tel Aviv, Israel. "Biliteral Roots in Tiberian and Modern Hebrew."