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

The Midrash on Esther

The Midrash on Esther

Midrash is a vast corpus of explanations, interpretation and expansions of the biblical text – but are they “true”? Join Ilana Goldstein Saks as she explores the methodology and meaning of these fascinating texts in Megillat Esther.

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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.