WHO: David Freidenreich
Center for Advanced Judaic Studies
University of Pennsylvania
WHAT: Lecture on "Food Fellowship and Foreigners: Who You Aren't
Supposed to Eat With and Why in Judaism, Christianity and Islam"
WHEN: 8 p.m., Thursday, March 8, 2007
WHERE: Uhr Library
Temple Beth Shalom
1901 Kresson Road
Cherry Hill, N.J.
David Freidenreich, a teaching fellow in the Center for Advanced Judaic Studies at Penn, will explore the relationship between food restrictions and communal boundaries in the Jewish, Christian and Islamic traditions. He holds a Ph.D. in religion from Columbia University and received his rabbinical ordination from the Jewish Theological Seminary.
The lecture, part of the 2007 Penn Lectures in Judaic Studies, is free and open to the public. Additional information is available from Elsie Stern at 215-238-1290, Ext. 507, or firstname.lastname@example.org.