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    Dr. Ruth Langer to receive Eternal Light Award on Tuesday, November 5th at 6:15pm, Higgins Hall, Tampa

    On Nov. 5th, Dr. Langer speaks and leads dialogue among community leaders at Dinner and Dialogue, St. Lawrence Catholic Church, 5225 N Himes Ave, TAMPA, FL, 33614. Dinner and Dialogue is an annual program that builds mutual respect and understanding among Catholic and Jewish community leaders in the context of studying together significant religious texts. The evening concludes with the Eternal Light award ceremony, which honors scholars who have made outstanding contributions to Catholic-Jewish studies. RSVP by Oct. 30th to Megan Orendorf: jennifer.orendorf@saintleo.edu; or (352) 588-8401.

    Dr. Ruth LangerDr. Ruth Langer is Professor of Jewish Studies in the Theology Department at Boston College, and Associate Director of its Center for Christian-Jewish Learning. She is also chair of the Council of Centers on Jewish-Christian Relations. She is author of Jewish Liturgy: A Guide to Research (Rowman & Littlefield, 2015); Cursing the Christians?: A History of the Birkat HaMinim (Oxford University Press, 2012); To Worship God Properly: Tensions between Liturgical Custom and Halakhah in Judaism (Hebrew Union College Press, 1998). She also co-edited Liturgy in the Life of the Synagogue (Eisenbrauns, 2005), and has published numerous articles. 


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