Dr. Marvin Herring to visit Temple Beth Sholom on March 17

Temple Beth Sholom Hazak and The Tikvah Chapter of Hadassah presents Dr. Marvin E. Herring on Thursday, March 17 at 1 p.m. at Temple Beth Sholom in Cherry Hill.

Herring will tell a story entitle “Pain, Suffering and Pain Remedies From Biblical to Modern Times: From Primitive Folklore, to Religion and Superstition, to Science and Therapeutics.”

Herring will narrate and illustrate pagan beliefs, biblical accounts, medieval mishaps, and a tale of opium and its 5000 years of impact on the world stage.

Expect a few side trips to Maimonides, some Jewish home remedies, and a few interesting surprises. Learn about a pharmacology that may revolutionize a yet unreached mastery over pain.

This event is free and open to the entire community.

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