Award-winning author and biblical scholar Robert Alter will visit the Congregation Beth Shalom (14601 West Lincoln Road, Oak Park, MI 48237-13911) on Wednesday, June 11 & Thursday, June 12 as part of the 5th Annual Rabbi David & Alicia Nelson Legacy Event. The keynote address will take place on Wednesday, June 11 at 7:30pm at Congregation Beth Shalom, and is entitled Reading Biblical Narrative. A desert reception will immediately follow. Tickets are $12 in advance, or $15 at the door. On Thursday, June 12 at 12:30pm will be the Lunch & Learn program at Congregation Beth Shalom on The Challenges of Translating the Bible. Tickets are $15 including lunch. Dietary laws will be observed. Reservations are required. Please contact email@example.com or call (248) 547-7970.