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Israeli Poetry with Rachel Korazim and the Global Jewish Community

March 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Online Learning with Rachel Korazim

Join us online with Zoom.
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Tuesdays and Thursdays | 2:00 – 3:15 pm
March 2020  –  May 2021

Noted expert on Israeli poetry and Hartman scholar Rachel Korazim is teaching online during this time when we all need to stay at home and at a distance.

Tuesdays – “The Great Hebrew Poets”
Twelve of the greatest Hebrew poets, who laid the foundations and gave us our language of metaphors, sounds and images. All the way from Bialik to Hanoch Levin, including Emil Habibi the Arab Israeli writer and Avraham Sutzkever the great Yiddish poet.

Thursdays – “Contemporary Voices”
Fifteen of the best Israeli poets who are with us, alive and creating. These are the voices of the intimate Israeli discourse of our times. Authentic poetry reflecting the complexity of Israeli society: Mizrachi, Palestinian, Orthodox and more.

To access all source materials and updates going forward, please join Rachel’s Israeli Poetry Mailing list or her Facebook group

Source Materials for sessions through March 2 : Download/View

Enjoy all of Rachel’s recorded classes online.

Rachel Korazim is a freelance Jewish education consultant specializing in curriculum development for Israel and Holocaust education. Rachel has vast experience in Jewish education both in Israel and the Diaspora, and teaches Holocaust related topics as well as Israel Diaspora relations and current Israeli literature.

Born in Israel, she served in the IDF as an officer in the central training base for women and was later a member of the IDF delegation to Niger (West Africa). She is a graduate of Haifa University with a PhD in Jewish education. Until 2008 she was the Academic Director of Distance Learning programs at the Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI) Department of Education.

Since her first Shlichut to Canada where she was the head of the JAFI delegation (from 1985 to 1988) she has been involved with Jewish education in the Diaspora; creating and implementing in-service training programs for educators, writing educational materials, counseling and teaching. Rachel is familiar, through many visits, with the Jewish education communities of the US, Canada, Latin America and Europe, and since 1990 has invested much of her time and energy in helping the emerging Jewish schools of Hungary.

Rachel has been a beloved teacher of our Temple Emanuel participants at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem and as our Rabbi Samuel Chiel Kallah scholar.


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