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PSCO Presentation: 2 February, 2006

“Constructing Rabbinic Authority and Holiness”
Naomi Koltun-Fromm, Haverford College

The third meeting of the PSCO will be held on 02 February, 2006 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm in the 2nd Floor Lounge of Logan Hall on the University of Pennsylvania campus. Those wishing to dine together before the meeting should convene in the Logan Hall Lounge at 6:00 pm, or go directly to the Food Court in the basement of nearby Houston Hall.

Suggested Reading

Dr. Koltun-Fromm suggests that if anyone would like to prepare beforehand, they consult Eliezer Diamond, Holy Men and Hunger Artists (Oxford, 2004), especially chapter 3, "Qedusha and Perishut: The Language of Rabbinic Asceticism."