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Spinoza's Universe

An All-Day Conference at Baruch College

Thursday, April 19, 10:00AM

 
 
Few philosophers have elicited as much controversy as Baruch Spinoza, who was banished from the Sephardic community for his heretical views. A day of guest speakers will explore his philosophy in the context of the tumultuous world of the 17th Century Holland, and its continued relevance today.

Keynote address will be given by award-winning historian and author Russell Shorto, on the topic of "Spinoza, the Dutch Landscape, and the Human Mind."
  

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Maud Nathan

Maud Nathan (1862-1946) was founder and first President of the Sisterhood of Shearith Israel, established in 1896.  

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Beth Olam Cemetery

Beth Olam Cemetery in Ridgewood, Queens has provided for the burials of our congregation since 1851 and will continue to do so for many years to come.

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