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Learn about the lost tribes of Israel

 

Dr. Tudor Parfitt

Dr. Yudit Greenberg, George and Harriet Cornell Endowed Professor of Religion and director of the Jewish Studies Program at Rollins College, is pleased to invite the community to a public lecture on the lost tribes of Israel on Wednesday, Sept. 28 at 7 p.m. in the Galloway Room, Mills Building, at Rollins.

The speaker, Dr. Tudor Parfitt, the world's foremost authority on the mystery and history of the lost tribes, is the Distinguished professor of Sephardi and Mizrahi Studies and the director of the Global Jewish Studies Program at Florida International University.

Dr. Parfitt will share how, with the aid of modern technology and scholarship, we can learn about the quest for the remnants of the tribes, the evolving identity of these communities in remote parts of the world, with a focus on India and Africa.

A light Middle Eastern meal will be provided.

This program is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by the Jewish Studies Program, the Department of Philosophy and Religion, and the Center for India and South Asia.

Parking is available in the SunTrust Plaza Parking Garage on Lyman Avenue. For questions about the event, contact Dawn at 407-646-2139.

 

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