Sydney Honours Club – Eastern Suburbs
June 26, 2019
Monthly meetings for the 6Os plus age group.
Avenue for academics, professional and business retirees to hear high calibre speakers.
Our May meeting will be addressed by Dr Simon Holloway, whose topic will be “Counting Teeth” The Use of Humour in the Rabbinic Literature.
Dr Simon Holloway is an Education Officer at the Sydney Jewish Museum, where he researches Nazi racial science and the history of the Holocaust. Simon holds a PhD from the University of Sydney, for which he investigated the function of metaphors in the Hebrew Bible. His research also concerns the textual transmission of the early rabbinic literature and the use of humour in halakhic texts.
We look forward to seeing you at our next meetings. For more information please contact our office at : 9389 2825