EVENT: Annette Yoshiko Reed, "Forgetting Second Temple Judaism: History, Memory, and the Dead Sea Scrolls" -- Streaming live on Zoom (April 7 at 7:30pm Eastern)

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The 58th Annual Simon Rawidowicz Memorial Lecture will feature Annette Yoshiko Reed of New York University presenting "Forgetting Second Temple Judaism: History, Memory, and the Dead Sea Scrolls" on Thursday, April 7 at 7:30 PM Eastern. The event is free and open to the public, and will stream live on Zoom. Registration is required. 

Annette Yoshiko Reed is a Professor in the Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies and Program in Religious Studies at New York University. Her research spans Second Temple Judaism, early Christianity, and Jewish/Christian relations in Late Antiquity, with a special concern for retheorizing religion, identity, and difference. Her books include Fallen Angels and the History of Judaism and Christianity (Cambridge 2005), Jewish-Christianity and the History of Judaism (Mohr Siebeck, 2018), Enoch from Antiquity to the Middle Ages (with John Reeves; Oxford 2018), and Demons, Angels, and Writing in Ancient Judaism (Cambridge 2020).

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Simon Rawidowicz (1896-1957) was one of the most innovative Jewish thinkers of the twentieth century. He was an erudite and wide-ranging student of Jewish and European philosophy, recognized by specialists for his studies of Maimonides, Nachman Krochmal, and Ludwig Feuerbach, among others. Over the course of a long and peripatetic career that took him from Lithuania to Germany to England, and finally the United States, Rawidowicz affirmed his commitment to a Jewish cultural nationalism anchored by Hebrew. His lifelong devotion to the study of Jewish philosophy and Hebrew literature was further realized at Brandeis University where he was a founding member of the Department of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies.