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4th Friday Dinner Series - March 2018

Friday, March 23, 2018 • 7 Nisan 5778

7:00 PM - 10:00 PMBMH-BJ

Join us the 4th Friday every month for our new Shabbat Dinner & Speaker Series!

This month's Shabbat meal will feature Egyptian cuisine and guest speaker Dr. Seth Ward discussing the Cairo Geniza and Jews in Egypt.

Registration will close on Tuesday, March 20 and the dinner will sell out, so please register in advance.

Dr. Seth Ward is an Associate Lecturer in Religious Studies at the University of Wyoming, where he has been teaching Islam and Middle East since 2003.

Previously, Dr. Ward directed the University of Denver’s Institute for Islamic-Judaic Studies for ten years, and came to Denver after six years in Israel teaching at the University of Haifa and the Technion.

Dr. Ward has also taught at Colorado College and the University of Colorado, Denver, and, as a sabbatical replacement and lecturer at CU-Boulder, he taught Islamic Religion and introduced a program of studies in Jewish History.

As a Wyoming Council for the Humanities Forum presenter, Dr. Ward has lectured on Islam, Middle East and other issues in towns and community colleges throughout Wyoming; he has given community lectures in other regional states and is a frequent lecturer in Colorado, as well as academic and community lectures elsewhere in the US, in Canada and overseas. He leads the UW Study Abroad program in Israel, with side trips to Jordan and Egypt. He is widely published in a number of scholarly journals, and has written about Synagogues and Churches under Islam.

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