Audio Library


When Bad Things Happen to Good Biblical Characters: The Opposing Cases of Abraham and Job



Judy Klitsner / September 29, 2014

Videos   Source Sheets  
The Torah reading of the Akeidah is extremely difficult to understand, much like the Book of Job. What are these stories of personal tragedy inflicted on righteous individuals by a righteous God actually saying?

Videos

Source Sheets

  Download

Judy Klitsner

Judy Klitsner is a senior lecturer at the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem, where she teaches Bible and biblical exegesis. She is the author of Subversive Sequels in the Bible: How Biblical Stories Mine and Undermine Each Other. Click here to access podcasts recorded by Judy Klitsner.


 

Return to Audio Library
Scroll to top
Subscribe
Thank you for learning with us!
Please log in, or sign up for a new account to gain access to more of our Torah content.
Login / Signup
Learn more with Drisha every day.
Close
Did you like this lecture? Share it with your friends!