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Transylvania to host renowned scholar Rachel Sabath Beit-Halachmi

LEXINGTON, Ky.—This year’s Moosnick Lectureship in Judaic Studies will feature renowned scholar Rachel Sabath Beit-Halachmi at Transylvania University on Nov. 1. She will address one of the most pressing issues of our times: “Jewish, Christian, Muslim Hope: Why We Need Each Other Now.”

The talk will be at 7 p.m. in Carrick Theater.

Rabbi Sabath serves the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion as President’s Scholar and as the national director of recruitment and admissions. She also has served as vice president of the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem, where she was a faculty member for more than a decade.

She has co-authored two books, writes a monthly column in the Jerusalem Post and contributes to The Times of Israel, The Huffington Post and other publications.

The following evening (Nov. 2) at 7 p.m., Rabbi Sabath will present “The Urgency of Leadership: The Unique Leadership Challenges Facing Millennials and Gen Zers (and What It Means for the Rest of Us)” at Temple Adath Israel in Lexington.

Both lectures are free and open to the public.

Rabbi Sabath’s visit is co-sponsored by Transylvania and the Lexington Theological Seminary.

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