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Sunday, January 20 • 1:15pm - 2:30pm
The Heretic, the Cleric and the Maverick: Unlikely Neighbors in Old Amsterdam

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Before the Lower East Side of New York, before the Marais district in Paris, even before London's East End, there was Vlooeinberg -- the heart of Amsterdam's Jewish world. And in that quarter, three figures: Menasseh Ben Israel, Baruch Spinoza and Rembrandt Van Rijn. This is the story of how their lives, interwoven by chance, changed the tide of cultural and intellectual history.

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Samuel Klein

Rabbi Samuel Klein is Director of Jewish Engagement for the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle. Previously he has been the Director of Re-Imagining Jewish Education Through Art at Yeshiva University Museum, New York, the Executive Director of the Bronfman Jewish Education Centre... Read More →


Sunday January 20, 2019 1:15pm - 2:30pm PST
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