Beit Avi Chai presents FOREFATHERS 2014: Tractate Avot and its Sages through the Mirror of Their Time
The ninth season of the series about Tractate Avot
First session: Avot through the Mirror of Time - Introductory lecture
Wednesday, Apr 30 8:00 PM
This year we will endeavour to examine the words of the sages in the Tractate, within the context of the history during which they were written: How did the reign of Herod, the destruction of the Temple and the Bar Kochba revolution, influence the contemplation and the ethics of the Tractate Avot sages (if at all)?
Organizer and facilitator: Prof. Avigdor Shinan
Lecturer: Prof. Isaiah Gafni, Faculty of the History of the Nation of Israel, the Hebrew University in Jerusalem
Entrance free of charge, subject to availability. Tickets can be purchased in advance.
This is a Hebrew-language only event.
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