3 Heshvan 5778
23 October 2017
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LSJS
London School of Jewish Studies

Great Lost Books (Tuesday)

  • Subject: History
  • Start date: 31 October
  • Duration: 7 weeks
  • Day(s): Tuesday
  • Start time: 10:00 am
  • End time: 12:00 pm

If you thought Jews had enough books, think again – alongside our regular library there are dozens of books that didn’t make it into the mainstream, though they did survive, sometimes in surprising places. This course will sample some of the most interesting examples.

30/31 Oct
Philo, the first Jewish philosopher

6/7 Nov
The books of the Maccabees

13/14 Nov
The Qumran library

20/21 Nov

The wisdom of Ben Sira (Ecclesiasticus)

27/28 Nov
Extra bits of Esther

4/5 Dec
The Book of Enoch

11/12 Dec
Two strange alphabets

Pre-book for this 7 week course by click on ADD TO BASKET. Pay at the door per session £12 (concession £10).