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The Snake in the Garden

Rabbi David Silber / November 9, 2021


The expulsion from Eden is a foundational narrative of the Bible. At the center of the story is the wily nachash, snake or serpent. These 4 sessions will explore the ways in which this narrative plays out in other biblical texts and what it suggests about human beings and their potential for evil.


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Rabbi David Silber

David Silber is the founder and dean of Drisha Institute for Jewish Education in New York and Israel. Rabbi Silber received ordination from the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary. He is a recipient of the Covenant Award, for excellence in innovative Jewish education, and is the author of A Passover Haggadah: Go Forth and Learn (Jewish Publication Society 2011) and For Such a Time as This: Biblical Reflections in the Book of Esther (Koren Publishers 2017). He is also a nationally acclaimed lecturer on the Bible. Rabbi Silber is married to Dr. Devora Steinmetz. They have eight children and live in New York City. Click here to access other recorded classes by David Silber.


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