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Sunday, March 5 • 10:15 - 11:15
Illuminating the Hebrew Alphabet I

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The session will consist of a visual presentation of the illustrations in the text and a reading of the accompanying text. Discussion will address questions such as: What do we know about the historical origins of the Hebrew alphabet? What are the common objects that each letter symbolizes? What are some of the historical interpretations and legends surrounding the alefbet and how did the presenter arrive at his interpretation? 

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Lyle Goorvich

Lyle Goorvich was born and raised in Winnipeg where he attended the Peretz School. He studied at the Universities of Manitoba and Winnipeg. Lyle graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from York University. He became a teacher and lived and worked in Toronto and London, Ontario during his career. Retirement provided him with an opportunity to pursue art full-time and his first major project in 2014 evolved into his book, “From The Beginning... Read More →

Sunday March 5, 2017 10:15 - 11:15
Room 224

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