Jerusalem of the Future: The city as depicted in prophetic, apocalyptic and utopian literature
After six notable events in Russia, Eshkolot Festivals are now a must study program for university students and young professionals from the FSU. The Eshkolot Festival now comes to Jerusalem to examine and discover the unique power of the city as a fertile ground for prophecies and visions. Readings will include eschatological, mystical and utopian texts, from the Biblical prophets to the Zionistic visionaries. Three tracks will combine reading workshops with textual tours in Jerusalem.
The lectures open to the public free of charge:
The upper city of Jerusalem in the Aggada literature
Lecturer: Prof. Avigdor Shinan, the Hebrew University, Jerusalem
Wednesday | 27 Tammuz | June 25 | 3:00pm
Biblical Prophecies on Jerusalem
Lecturer: Prof. Yair Zakovitz , the Hebrew University, Jerusalem
Thursday | 28 Sivan | June 26 | 12:30pm
Three Batei Mikdash: Jerusalem in Ancient Jewish Mysticism
Lecturer: Prof. Rachel Elior , the Hebrew University, Jerusalem
Monday | 2 Tammuz | June 30 | 3:00pm
The lectures will be in Hebrew.
Entrance is free, subject to availability.
Tickets may be reserved in advance, details on page 2
Festival website (English): www.eshkofest.ru
Supported by: genesis + BEIT AVI CHAI + CAF
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