Lunch & Learn: Plague and Pandemic in Jewish History

Date: December 17, 2020Time: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Phone: 203-552-1818Email:

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Lunch & Learn is a weekly program, every Thursday from 12:30 – 1:30 pm. The Lunch & Learn program is generously sponsored by Rita Edelston.  



December 17

Plague and Pandemic in Jewish History

Rabbi Dr. Henry Abramson

Over the course of their millennial, diasporic history, Jews encountered virtually every contagion known to humanity. From the Hebrew Scriptures to the Talmud, from Maimonides to modern medicine, the Jews responded to the medical and social upheavals occasioned by pandemics, developing strategies that inform the present Covid-19 condition.


Thursday, December 24, no class


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