The Struggles of Jacob

Day: Sundays

Date: October 3 - December 19, 2021

Time: 10:00 am - 11:15 am EDT

Cost: $0.00

Suggested Contribution: $25 per session ($300 for 12 classes)

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This course undertakes a close reading of Genesis chapters 27-32, Jacob’s exile and return. We will also examine the ways in which others have interpreted this foundational drama.

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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