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Cancelled: Mini-Course: Childbirth and Magic

March 12, 2020 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 26, 2020

Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, Contact for address
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
$40

Thursdays, March 5, 12, 19, and 26, 2020 Contrary to popular belief, magic played an important role in the daily life of Jews in the premodern world. This was especially true in the home—and chief among the domestic events that called for magical intervention was childbirth, both dramatic and dangerous before modern advances in medicine and hygiene. Carefully prepared amulets were hung on the walls of the birthing room, the baby’s crib, the mother, and even the baby, making use…

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Cancelled: Mini-Course: Childbirth and Magic

March 19, 2020 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 26, 2020

Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, Contact for address
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
$40

Thursdays, March 5, 12, 19, and 26, 2020 Contrary to popular belief, magic played an important role in the daily life of Jews in the premodern world. This was especially true in the home—and chief among the domestic events that called for magical intervention was childbirth, both dramatic and dangerous before modern advances in medicine and hygiene. Carefully prepared amulets were hung on the walls of the birthing room, the baby’s crib, the mother, and even the baby, making use…

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Cancelled: Mini-Course: Childbirth and Magic

March 26, 2020 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 26, 2020

Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, Contact for address
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
$40

Thursdays, March 5, 12, 19, and 26, 2020 Contrary to popular belief, magic played an important role in the daily life of Jews in the premodern world. This was especially true in the home—and chief among the domestic events that called for magical intervention was childbirth, both dramatic and dangerous before modern advances in medicine and hygiene. Carefully prepared amulets were hung on the walls of the birthing room, the baby’s crib, the mother, and even the baby, making use…

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Cancelled: Mini-Course: Childbirth and Magic

March 5, 2020 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 26, 2020

Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, Contact for address
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
$40

Thursdays, March 5, 12, 19, and 26, 2020 Contrary to popular belief, magic played an important role in the daily life of Jews in the premodern world. This was especially true in the home—and chief among the domestic events that called for magical intervention was childbirth, both dramatic and dangerous before modern advances in medicine and hygiene. Carefully prepared amulets were hung on the walls of the birthing room, the baby’s crib, the mother, and even the baby, making use…

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