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||Jay Michaelson to lecture May 4
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Rabbi Dr. Jay Michaelson, J.D., an affiliated assistant professor of religious studies at Chicago Theological Seminary ( CTS ), will deliver CTS' Annual Gilberto Castañeda Lecture.
The event will take place Thursday, May 4, at 1407 E. 60th St. The reception will be at 5:15 p.m., with the lecture at 6:30 p.m.
Michaelson is a non-denominational rabbi and a teacher of meditation in a Theravadan Buddhist lineage, and, in his other career, the legal affairs columnist for The Daily Beast, a frequent commentator on NPR and a longtime LGBT activist.
Admission is free, but attendees need to register: visit donate.ctschicago.edu/chicago/events/cts-annual-gilberto-castaeda-lecture/e126124.
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