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Parashat Shemini: Torah of the Eighth Day, Torah of the Next Day

This is the study sheet from which grew the sermon read at the LJS on 11 April 2015. It revolves around an extract from Leviticus Rabbah 11:6 (taken from the Academy of the Hebrew Language database) אמ’ ר’ שמואל בר … Continue reading

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Pesach to Shavuot 1

Revisiting a series of Six Texts for Shavuot (in the lead up to the Omer), here is the first text study as we reach the end of the first week of the Omer. So, here’s text 1 – Pesikta de … Continue reading

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Parashat Ki Tavo: Text and Time Capsules:

Drawing on the writing of Professors Yosef Hayim Yerushalmi, Moshe Halbertal and David Roskies, and Yehuda Amichai to explore ideas of text, memory and history in Judaism today. Download here. Deuteronomy 25:5-10 וְעָנִיתָ וְאָמַרְתָּ לִפְנֵי יְהוָה אֱלֹהֶיךָ אֲרַמִּי אֹבֵד אָבִי וַיֵּרֶד … Continue reading

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