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This course will explore the stories in Bereishit that revolve around Avraham (chapters 12-25). We will utilize rabbinic and medieval exegesis alongside literary techniques to mine these chapters for their theological and moral messages.
About The Teacher Dr. Yael Ziegler
is a lecturer in Tanakh at Matan and at Herzog College. She grew up in Philadelphia and completed her B.A. at Stern College of Yeshiva University in New York. After making Aliyah in 1991, she completed her M.A. and Ph.D. in Tanakh at Bar Ilan University. Dr. Ziegler teaches Tanakh around the world, including in the USA, Canada, England, Switzerland, South Africa and Australia. She is the author of Ruth: From Alienation to Monarchy and Promises to Keep and her book on Megilat Eicha is due to be published in 2019.
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