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Beit Avi Chai venue

Beit Avi Chai

FOREFATHERS 2014: First Session at 30.04.2014, 20:00

Beit Avi Chai EVENTS - 34

Wednesday apr 30th

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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