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Contemporary Jewish Museum presents:

Professor Rachel Gross on Jewish Law and Representation

Friday, October 6, 12:30pm-1:00pm, San Francisco

MORE INFO: https://www.thecjm.org/programs/189

Professor Rachel Gross, the John & Marcia Goldman Professor of American Jewish Studies at San Francisco State University, looks at the fourth commandment: You shall not make for yourself a graven image or any likeness which is in the heavens above, which is on the earth below, or which is in the water beneath the earth and discusses how it has been interpreted in regards to representational visual art.

Dr. Rachel B. Gross is a scholar in religious studies whose work focuses on the lives, spaces, and objects of twentieth-century and contemporary American Jews. She has published scholarly articles on Jews and food and is currently working on a manuscript, entitled "Objects of Affection: The Material Religion of American Jewish Nostalgia." Professor Gross received her PhD in Religion from Princeton University.

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition "The 613" by Archie Rand.

DATE/TIME:
Friday, October 6
12:30pm-1:00pm

LOCATION:
Contemporary Jewish Museum
736 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA, 94103
415-655-7800
http://www.thecjm.org

COST/TICKETS/REGISTRATION:
FREE with regular admission as follows: General Admission, $14; Students with a valid ID and Seniors, $12; Members and Youth 18 and under, free.

MORE INFO:
Website: https://www.thecjm.org/programs/189
Email: info -at- thecjm.org
Phone: 415-655-7800
Contact: Contemporary Jewish Museum

About Contemporary Jewish Museum:
With the opening of its new building on June 8, 2008, the Contemporary Jewish Museum ushered in a new chapter of engaging audiences and artists in exploring contemporary perspectives on Jewish culture, history, art, and ideas. The facility, designed by Daniel Libeskind, is a lively center where people can gather to experience art, share diverse perspectives, and engage in hands-on activities.

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