Events in Jerusalem

Study at Beit Avi Chai: Batei Midrash for Traditional Jewish Texts

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Monday jul 1st

BEIT AVI CHAI invites you to fascinating encounters with texts from the Bible, the Talmud, the Midrash, and the Aggadah. These programs, which run throughout the year, include lessons, study in small groups, and joint discussions in a beit midrash format. The program includes lectures by leading scholars of Talmud, Midrash, Aggadah, and the Bible.

In light of the success over the past two years, the beit midrash is expanding and a new Bible study group will be launched this year.

Come get to know the classic texts of Jewish culture in an open and enjoyable atmosphere, in a way that brings up issues that are meaningful to our lives in the here and now.

Batei midrash advisor and instructor: Prof. Avigdor Shinan

This year there will be three groups:

A Bible group led by Dr. Haim Hayun: The Complex Family: A Study of Relationships within the family, in the Torah and the Prophets.

A Midrash group led by Hanna Pinchasi: A study of midrashim that deal with parenting and marital relationship and other fundamental relationships of our lives.

A Talmud group led by Yuval Balnakovski: A study of two chapters from tractate Kiddushin: on marriage, halakhic illegimacy, and "Who is a Jew?"

The program includes approximately 30 weekly sessions during the 2013/14 academic year.

An introductory session for potential participants will take place on October 8, 2013, at 5 PM.

The sessions will be held on Tuesdays at 5 PM, and last for approximately three hours

First session: October 15, 2013

Tuition: NIS 1,500

For more information, contact David Freund, 057-633-6024

This is a Hebrew-language event only.


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