From Freedom to Slavery and Back Again: The Biblical Book of Exodus
May 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm$10.00 - $150.00
The exodus of the Israelites from slavery in Egypt is the most important event in the Bible, and it became a powerful model for other liberation narratives. With expert instructor Dr. Regina Stein, you will read the story carefully, analyzing the way it unfolds, its characters and their motives, as you try to answer the simple question: what is the Torah trying to tell us and why?
This course is a continuation from last year. We welcome new students at any time.
You will receive an access link upon registration.
This class will be hosted on Zoom from 11AM to 12PM on the following Thursdays:
Jan 7, 14, 21, 28
March 4, 11, 18
April 8, 15, 22, 29
May 6, 13, 20, 27
Dr. Regina Stein is the Morris Kaplan Scholar-in-Residence at the Museum at Eldridge Street. She has taught for Temple Emanu-El’s Skirball Center for Adult Jewish Learning, the Wexner Heritage Foundation, CLAL, the Jewish Theological Seminary, the Bronfman Youth Fellowships in Israel, the Academy for Jewish Religion, and the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem. Dr. Stein is formerly the National Director of the Hadassah Leadership Academy. No previous knowledge of Hebrew or of the Bible is required.