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Professor Danny Matt

Congregation B’nai Israel Enrichment Fund Lecture
Professor Danny Matt will be featured at a Siyyum with Rabbi Spitz
celebrating his completion of his 5 year study of the Zohar

Sunday, March 15th
11:00am
In the Family Life Center
“The Prophet Elijah and the Zohar”
$15 per person, $10 For RSVP by March 11
Free for CBI 5780 Enrichment Fund Patrons

Daniel Matt is a teacher of Jewish spirituality and one of the world’s leading authorities on Kabbalah and the Zohar. He has publishedaover a dozen books, including The Essential Kabbalah (translated into seven languages), Zohar: Annotated and Explained, and God and the Big Bang: Discovering Harmony between Science and Spirituality (revised edition, 2016). Several years ago Daniel completed an 18-year project of translating and annotating the Zohar. In 2016, Stanford University Press published his ninth volume of The Zohar: Pritzker Edition, concluding the Zohar’s main commentary on the Torah. For this work, Daniel has been honored with a National Jewish Book Award and a Koret Jewish Book Award. The Koret award called his translation “a monumental contribution to the history of Jewish thought.” For twenty years, Daniel served as professor at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California. He has also taught at Stanford University and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Daniel lives in Berkeley with his wife Hana.