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Dr. Grossberg to review Judaism’s confrontation with paganism as Nov. 1 lecturer at library

Dr. Daniel Grossberg

The Judaic Studies Program and the Department of History at the University at Albany and the Colonie Jewish Community Association will host a lecture by Dr. Daniel Grossberg, professor emeritus at the university at Albany, titled “Genesis Confronts Paganism” on Thursday, Nov. 1. The program begins at 7 p.m. and will be held at the William K. Sanford Town Library, 629 Albany Shaker Rd., Loudonville. The lecture is free and open to the public with refreshments before the lecture.

Grossberg was director of the Hebrew Program and taught Hebrew language, literature, and Bible. He authored a monograph on biblical poetry for the Society of Biblical Literature, a commentary on Lamentations for the Oxford Jewish Study Bible, and studies for professional journals. Grossberg also served as a visiting scholar at the Oxford Center for Post Graduate Hebrew Studies in Oxford, England and was an invited international presenter at Limmud UK.

The UAlbany’s Center Judaic Studies at 518-442-4130; email at cjs@albany.edu can provide details.

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