• December 6, 2022
  • 12 5783, Kislev
  • פרשת וישלח

How Rashi Uses Midrash: Sefer Bereshit

How Rashi Uses Midrash: Sefer Bereshit

Written almost 1000 years ago, Rashi’s biblical commentary has aided in understanding the Torah on a very basic level and without this help, it would be difficult to uncover further layers of interpretation. Join Ilana Goldstein Saks as she explores one of Rashi’s methods, his use of Midrash in explaining the simple meaning of the text.

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December 11, 2022
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14
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58
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Sunday 6:00 pm, 7:00 pm
October 10, 2021 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
How Rashi Uses Midrash: Sefer Bereshit: Vechol Siah Hasadeh: Rashi on Bereishit 2:5
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October 17, 2021 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
How Rashi Uses Midrash: Sefer Bereshit: Redeeming the Raven: Rashi on Bereishit 8:7
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October 31, 2021 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
How Rashi Uses Midrash: Sefer Bereshit: Divided Night: Rashi on Bereishit 14:15
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November 7, 2021 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
How Rashi Uses Midrash: Sefer Bereshit: And His Father Cried: Rashi on Bereishit 37:35
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November 14, 2021 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
How Rashi Uses Midrash: Sefer Bereshit: As He Commanded Them: Rashi on Bereishit 50:12-13
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October 30, 2022 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
How Rashi Uses Midrash: Sefer Bereshit: How Rashi Uses Midrash: Sefer Bereshit
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November 6, 2022 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
How Rashi Uses Midrash: Sefer Bereshit: Adam, Adama and the Original Original Sin
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November 13, 2022 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
How Rashi Uses Midrash: Sefer Bereshit: Black and White and Read Again – On Yitzchak, Yaakov and Esav
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December 4, 2022 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
How Rashi Uses Midrash: Sefer Bereshit: How Rashi Uses Midrash: Sefer Bereshit
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December 11, 2022 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
How Rashi Uses Midrash: Sefer Bereshit: How Rashi Uses Midrash: Sefer Bereshit
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Ilana Goldstein Saks has a MA in Bible from Bar-Ilan University, has taught in a number of midrashot and schools in Israel, and has worked in Jewish-studies curriculum development. She has also baked and taught workshops on bread and Jewish sources at an artisanal bakery. She lives with her family in Efrat.