• October 20, 2020
  • 2 5781, Cheshvan
  • פרשת נח

Paradigm Shifts in Jewish thought

Paradigm Shifts in Jewish thought
There have been some religious debates that fundamentally changed Judaism. In this series with Rabbi David Sedley explore the origins and historical repercussions of some of those theological conflicts.

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November 03, 2020
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16
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49
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Tue 8:00 pm
November 3, 2020 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Paradigm Shifts in Jewish thought: It is not in heaven: The radical revolution of Rabbi Yehoshua
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November 10, 2020 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Paradigm Shifts in Jewish thought: The Divine body: Maimonides conflict with the medieval rabbis of Europe
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November 17, 2020 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Paradigm Shifts in Jewish thought: Diving Contraction: The root of the debate between Hasidim and their opponents
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November 24, 2020 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Paradigm Shifts in Jewish thought: Immutability of the Torah: Rambam’s Eighth Principle
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December 1, 2020 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Paradigm Shifts in Jewish thought: Where did all the Prophets Go?
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December 8, 2020 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Paradigm Shifts in Jewish thought: To the Four Corners of the Earth: The shape of the universe
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Rabbi David Sedley lives in Jerusalem with his wife and six children. He was born and raised in New Zealand before making Aliya in 1992. He left Israel temporarily (for eight years) to serve as a communal Rabbi in Scotland and England and returned to Israel in 2004. He has translated Rabbeinu Yonah's commentary on Pirkei Avos and is the co-author of Sefiros: Spiritual Refinement Through Counting the Omer (both Judaica Press). Over the years Rabbi Sedley has worked as a journalist, a translator, a video director and in online reputation management. He also writes a weekly Torah blog on the Times of Israel.