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Between the Lines: From Jerusalem to Delhi, through Persia

DISCUSSION WITH AUTHOR SUSAN ADELMAN

Monday, May 9, 2022, 7:30 p.m.
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From Jerusalem

Join us for a discussion with author Susan Adelman about her newest book, From Jerusalem to Delhi, through Persia. This book tells many stories that illustrate the spiritual connections between Judaism, Zoroastrianism, and Hinduism, which help to explain how Persia served as a bridge between east and west, how the traditional religions of Persia contributed so many concepts to Judaism, and why early Zoroastrianism resembled Hinduism. Thus, it shows that Jews indirectly shared important ideas with Hindus, despite the apparent distance between them.

PRAISE FOR FROM JERUSALEM TO DELHI, THROUGH PERSIA:

“Susan Adelman has woven a rich tapestry of history, philosophy, and memoir of Jewish encounters with India. Here one can discover the extraordinary depth and diversity of religion in India, and consider one’s own spiritual journey with new perspective.”
—Rabbi Daniel Nevins, Head of School. Golda Och Academy

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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Susan Adelman is a pediatric surgeon, writer, artist and silversmith. This is her third book. Her first, The Rebel: A biography of Ram Jethmalani grew out of travels and friendships in India. The next, After Saturday Comes Sunday, focuses on the remaining—and endangered—Aramaic speaking people of the Middle East. This new book was born out of both these aforementioned links. It brings together her interest in India with the Middle East and is framed by deeply personal, spiritual experiences, many of which occurred on her trips to India. Dr. Adelman says, “Starting with my first trip to India, I felt an intense identification with the country, and a number of the experiences I had there were strangely mystical. At home I began studying Hinduism and Buddhism, but feared I was betraying my Judaism, only to find out on later visits to Israel that my attraction to India made me a typical Israeli.”

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