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Does the Book of Tehillim Tell A Story?

Posted: 09/16/2020
Does the Book of Tehillim Tell A Story?
The Annual Stanley Rudoff Memorial High Holidays Lecture Sponsored by the Rudoff family on the occasion of the 29th yahrtzeit of their father, Stanley of blessed memory. The Book of Tehillim is traditionally regarded as an anthology of 150 distinct compositions. Is there an idea that underlies the order of these chapters? Does the book's design convey purpose or a story? In this shiur, we will examine the shape of the book of Tehillim, employing a close reading of the language of the psalms in a bid to uncover the book's overarching structure and meaning.
Is the Book of Psalms Fundamentally a Hasidish or a Misnagdish Book?

Posted: 11/12/2013
Is the Book of Psalms Fundamentally a Hasidish or a Misnagdish Book?
An examination of the historical background and literary structure of the Psalms and how we moderns can relate to their spirituality.
Structure as a Vehicle of Meaning in Psalm 8 (and Beyond)

Posted: 21/09/2015
Structure as a Vehicle of Meaning in Psalm 8 (and Beyond)
Psalms and Zionism. A Look at Psalms 114, 133 and Others

Posted: 07/04/2014
Psalms and Zionism. A Look at Psalms 114, 133 and Others
How have the Psalms proven to be a highly adaptive form of prayer?
Myth, Metaphor, and Meaning in Tehillim

Posted: 07/11/2015
Myth, Metaphor, and Meaning in Tehillim
Hallel: Song and Expression

Posted: 06/09/2009
Hallel: Song and Expression