“The Making of the Modern Sabbath in the Mediterranean Jewish World.”

For centuries under Ottoman rule, the city of Salonica was renowned as the "Shabbatopolis"--the city of the Sabbath, where Jews, Muslims and Christians ceased to work each Saturday. Once the city came under Greek control, a new law compelled all residents of the city to rest on Sunday. How did Jews reconcile the demands of the modern state with their economic interests and religious obligations?

Wednesday, November 29 at 5:00pm

New North, 107
37th and O St., N.W., Washington

Event Type

Special Events

Audience

Students, Faculty/Staff, Alumni, Public

Departments

Georgetown College, Theology

Cost

Free

Presenter

Dr. Devin Naar

Open to the public and the press?

Yes

Event Contact Name

Jonathan Ray

Event Contact Email

jsr46@georgetown.edu

Accommodations Contact Name

Nelise Jeffrey

Accommodations Contact Email

nj294@georgetown.edu

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