september 2021

thu23sep11:00 am12:00 pmKavod on the Road: Virtual The Historical Roots of the Shmita

Time

(Thursday) 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Details

Like many festivals in the calendar derived from the Torah, the Shmita has its roots in agrarian norms. In this talk, CU Professor Samuel Boyd will look at the historical roots of the Shmita, beginning with the passages in Exodus 23 and Deuteronomy 15. He will talk about some research on this practice in the biblical law, and then trace the evolution and importance of the Shmita in Jewish thought over time

Organizer

Kavod Senior LifeKavod Senior Life is a non-profit, non-sectarian organization providing housing & services to older adults in the greater Denver area. 22 S Adams St, Denver, CO 80209

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