With Prof. Dr. Paul Mirecki, emeritus professor of Religious Studies and Jewish Studies at the University of Kansas (USA).
Prof. Mirecki has conserved and edited papyrus and vellum manuscripts in major collections in England, Ireland, Germany and the USA. In this lecture he will recount his experience in discovering a Sefer Torah taken in 1840 from the synagogue in Medea, Algeria and now divided between the rare books collections of the University of Kansas (USA) and Chateau Chantilly (France). Detailed photographs are included.
7 pm Israel time, 5 pm London time, 12 pm EST
Monday June 14th 4 Tamuz 07:00 - 08:00
Dr. Paul Mirecki
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Photo of the Sefer Torah taken by Professor Paul Mirecki