Dr. Naomi Seidman, Koret Professor of Jewish Culture at the Richard S. Dinner Center for Jewish Studies at the Graduate Theological Union (CJS) will deliver the 2017 Distinguished Faculty Lecture: "When Jesus Spoke Yiddish: Translating the New Testament for Jews."
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Dr. Seidman's lecture will explore the linguistic strategies used by missionary translators between 1540 and 1940. During this period, translators abandoned Luther in search of a more “Jewish” Yiddish that could express their conceptions of Jesus’ Jewishness.
Response by Margaret Miles.
Tuesday, November 7, 7:00pm
PSR Chapel, 1798 Scenic Avenue, Berkeley
Followed by a reception in the Badé Museum