• December 2, 2022
  • 8 5783, Kislev
  • פרשת ויצא

Midrash and Aggada: Judgement to Mercy

Midrash and Aggada: Judgement to Mercy

For many, both Midrash and Aggada are a black box when they try to figure out what their ultimate purpose is. Are Midrashim arbitrary expansions of Biblical narrative What are these aggadot supposed to teach us Why is a story more viscerally compelling than a systematic moral code There is method to Midrash and Aggada, and this course will seek to uncover it.

September 2, 2010 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Midrash and Aggada: Judgement to Mercy: Lesson 1
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From Justice to Mercy at the Blow of a Horn: The movement of hashem from the throne ofjudgement to the throne of mercy is a central motif of Rosh Hashanah. We’re going to learn where it came from!

September 16, 2010 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Midrash and Aggada: Judgement to Mercy: Lesson 2
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