Gog of Magog and Zechariah 14: Haftarot of Sukkot
Rachel Friedman / September 2, 2020
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The great battles described in Ezekiel 38-39 and Zechariah 14 came to symbolize apocalyptic war in Jewish tradition. What is the meaning of these biblical prophecies and why do we read them on Sukkot?
Rachel Friedman served as assistant director and faculty member at the Drisha for many years before founding Lamdeinu, an adult education program in Bergen County, NJ. Rachel is a noted author and lecturer in Bible, liturgy and parshanut, and has served as a scholar-in-residence at synagogues, schools and other venues throughout North America and beyond. Rachel earned her MA in Bible from the Bernard Revel Graduate School at Yeshiva University and a JD from Columbia University School of Law. Click here to access podcasts recorded by Rachel Friedman.