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Annual Biblical Trial “The People v Aaron: The Golden Calf Story – Did Aaron Incite a Rebellion?”

February 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

From Ruly Tribe to Unruly Mob:

What Happened to the Israelites 

When Moses Went Up to Mt. Sinai?

Sunday, February 25, 2018

1:00-3:00 p.m.

 

 When Moses leaves for his 40 days to Mt. Sinai, things quickly fall apart. Impatient and unknowing of Moses’ whereabouts, the people insist Aaron make them a god to worship and he builds the golden calf.  God is mad, but who’s to blame – the People or Aaron? Did Aaron’s weakness as a leader make him cave in to the people and ultimately be responsible for the insurrection? Did he rile up the Israelites into performing the crime of idol worship? Or, should Aaron, or the people, even be blamed since, at the time, they didn’t know what was in God’s commandments?

Watch the drama unfold! Join constitutional scholar and Dean of the UC Berkeley Law School Erwin Chemerinsky and Loyola law professor and former Federal Prosecutor Laurie Levenson for a searching and entertaining discussion of the legal and ethical questions at stake in this great story. They will present the evidence and argue the case; but in the end, you, the jury, will decide: Is Aaron guilty of inciting a rebellion?

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10% group discount available for groups of 10 or more – call the office at 949-553-3535

PRESENTED BY UNIVERSITY SYNAGOGUE
CO-SPONSORED BY DR. MIRIAM PIVEN COTLER & ARKADY AND ELLA SEREBRYANNIK

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Date:
February 25
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Venue

University Synagogue
3400 Michelson Dr.
Irvine, CA 92612 United States
Phone:
949-553-3535