FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 18, 2012
Rabbi Sobel will examine the similarities and differences in the idea, and reality, of faith as it is understood and lived in both religions.
Sobel is Senior Rabbi Emeritus of the
the world’s largest Jewish house of worship, in
The Vermont Humanities Council’s First Wednesdays series is held on the first Wednesday of every month from October through May, featuring speakers
of national and regional renown. Talks in
Upcoming talks in Norwich include “Horses Like Lightning: A Story of Passage through the Himalayas” with Dartmouth anthropologist Sienna Craig on February 6; “The Regeneration of an Artist: Frank Lloyd Wright after 1932” with H. Nicholas Muller III, retired executive director of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, on March 6; and “Rembrandt: Emotion through Pose and Gesture” with Williams College professor Zirka Filipczak on April 3.
The Vermont Department of Libraries is the statewide underwriter of First Wednesdays.
Norwich Public Library is sponsored by Friends of Norwich Public Library, The Jack and Dorothy Byrne Foundation, Ledyard National Bank, Mascoma Savings Bank, and Norwich Historical Society.
For more information, contact Norwich Public Library at 802.649.1184, or contact the Vermont Humanities Council at 802.262.2626 or [log in to unmask], or visit www.vermonthumanities.org.
First Wednesdays is also presented in eight other communities statewide: Brattleboro (at Brooks Memorial Library); Essex Junction (at Brownell Library); Manchester (at First Congregational Church, hosted by Mark Skinner Library); Middlebury (at Ilsley Public Library); Montpelier (at Kellogg-Hubbard Library); Newport (at Goodrich Memorial Library); Rutland (at Rutland Free Library); and at St. Johnsbury Athenaeum. The program is free, accessible to people with disabilities and open to the public.
Norwich First Wednesdays listing
First Wednesdays Brochure
The Vermont Humanities Council is a private nonprofit working to bring the power and the pleasure of the humanities to all Vermonters—of every
background and in every community. The Council strives to make
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