Sunday, December 4

Sunday, December 4
1:30 PM Cave Painting for Families with young Children
3:00 PM Cave Painting for older children and young adults
In the Thaler/Howell Program Room
Graphic designer Wendy Kenigsberg will present two sessions about Cave Painting. hand

Participants will learn about Cave Painting, what it is and where it can be found, and then will have an opportunity to create their own Cave Paintings and have them displayed on the walls in Youth Services.

2:00 PM
Embracing Science as a Sacred Obligation: What we can learn from Averroes and Maimonides, two 12th Century religious intellecturals a talk by Ross Brann, Milton R. Konvitz Professor of Judeo-Islamic Studies and Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellow at Cornell University.

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Ross Brann studied at the University of California-Berkely, the Hebrew University-Jerusalem, New York University, and the American University in Cairo.  He has taught at Cornell since 1986 and served 17 years as Chair of the Department of Near Eastern Studies.  He is a published author and has received fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, The National Endowment for the Humanities and the Center for Advanced Judaic Studies of the University of Pennsylvania. He was appointed Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellow.