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Visiting Scholar – Rachel Korazim

November 2, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 1:30 pm

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One event on November 4, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Scholar in Residence
Dr. Rachel Korazim

Loyalty and Critique in Modern Israeli Literature

Shabbat Morning, November 2 and
Monday evening, November 4


Shabbat – November 2

Talmud Class, 8:30 – 9:30 am
A Day of Tidings – An Old Story that Refuses to Die
An obscure biblical story inspires generations of loyal poets in their honest critique

Shabbat Sermon, 9:30 am
From the Summit of Mt. Scopus
Praise and critique intermingle in a famous Zionist poem

Post-Kiddush talk
Is it Okay to Say the Word Nakba?
Critique under fire during Israel’s War of Independence


Monday Evening – November 4 | 8:00 – 9:30 pm
Contemporary Israeli Poets in the Footsteps of the Prophets
They hated him who reproves them in the gate

Dr. Rachel Korazim has been a favorite scholar of our Temple Emanuel participants at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem and here in Newton, including as our Rabbi Samuel Chiel Kallah scholar. Her exceptional teaching offers insights into contemporary Israeli society through literature, including reflections on the Holocaust, and Israel education in the Diaspora.  Learn more …


November 2, 2019
8:30 am - 1:30 pm
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