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Dinner and Talk with Dr. Joel Hoffman

This course was offered in Winter/Spring, 2017.

Bible doesn't say thatThe Bible Doesn't Say That: 40 Biblical Mistranslations, Misconceptions, and Other Misunderstandings explores what the Bible meant before it was misinterpreted over the past 2,000 years. Acclaimed translator and biblical scholar Dr. Joel M. Hoffman walks the reader through dozens of mistranslations, misconceptions, and other misunderstandings about the Bible. In forty short, straightforward chapters, he covers morality, life-style, theology, and biblical imagery. Book will be available for purchase at the event.


# Sessions
Date & time

Sunday, February 19
7:00 pm


$36; $24 JCC members
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Session Time Days Location Instructors
Feb 19 7:00 PM–9:00 PM Sun APJCC Joel M. Hoffman


Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center

14855 Oka Road Suite 201

Los Gatos, CA 95032



Joel M. Hoffman

Joel HoffmanDr. Joel M. Hoffman is the chief translator for the popular 10-volume series, My People's Prayer Book (winner of the National Jewish Book Award). He is the author of In the Beginning: A Short History of the Hebrew Language (NYU Press), and And God Said: How Translations Conceal the Bible's Original Meaning (Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press) Writing under the pen name "J.M. Hoffman," he is the author of the thriller series The Warwick Files. His latest book is The Bible's Cutting Room Floor: The Holy Scriptures Missing From Your Bible. Dr. Hoffman lives in Westchester, NY.