The Rabbi and the English Scholar: An Exhibition of Jewish Thought in Renaissance Cambridge at Queens’ College Library.
Exhibition opens with special reception and talk by Rabbi Reuven Leigh (Cambridge Lehrhaus) on 16 February 2016 at 7:00pm at Queens’ Library (kosher refreshments provided).
The exhibition will then be open on weekdays at 1:15-4:30pm from 22 February until 24 March 2016.
This exhibition reveals the influence of Jewish thought on Cambridge scholars of the Renaissance period and after, as witnessed by rare book collections in Queens’ Old Library. Showcased items will range from the earliest printed Hebrew Bibles to Isaac Newton’s published investigations into the biblical past. Come discover a controversial and significant era of Jewish-Christian dialogue which left its mark on Cambridge in the sixteenth century and after.