5.9 בשעה 20:00
Dr. Yael Ziegler, Lecturer, Herzog CollegeThis series explores several biblical stories and prophecies in preparation for the High Holy Days and Sukkot. We will encounter Elijah and Moses as they struggle with divine justice and mercy in their role as God's prophets. We will also examine the haftarot readings for Sukkot that describe the earthquake, divine judgment, and the ideal end of days.
Elijah the Zealot and Elijah the Penitent: A Biblical and Rabbinic Portrayal
Is Elijah a gentle prophet who brings messages of redemption, or a harsh firebrand, uncompromising in his staunch commitment to God? We will examine the biblical portrayal of Elijah and his radical transformation in rabbinic
12.9 בשעה 20:00
Moses and Elijah at Horeb: Divine Justice and Mercy
What does God require from the prophets chosen to transmit His message? We will compare and contrast Moshe and Elijah as they are taught lessons of divine justice and mercy.