Coming Face to Face with Text: A Workshop in Reading the Philosophical books of Rabbi Sacks

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Dr. Tanya White

Yearlong Course

Dates and Days: Thursday
כ"ח בתשרי תשפ"ג -כ"ו בסיון תשפ"ג
10.23.2022 - 06.15.2023

Time: 09:00 - 10:30

Where: In-person At Matan HaSharon - 4 HaPalmach, Raanana

Price: 910 NIS

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Course Description

After the immense success of its pilot year, this weekly study group of philosophy texts will this year be focusing on the central books in the oeuvre of Rabbi Sacks zt”l, who, Tanya personally learnt under and was deeply influenced by. The aim of the workshop is to refine critical and analytical skills, to understand the broad ideas Rabbi Sacks engages with, and to gain a deeper and more nuanced understanding of the philosophical principles and thinkers that underpin his thought. Our vision is to create a space for open, stimulating, and thought-provoking dialogue on the central and urgent questions facing Judaism today.

Due to the limited space and nature of the workshop, it will require a solid commitment to weekly reading and attendance. Men and Women are welcome.

The workshop takes place live at Matan only.

About the Educator Dr. Tanya White

Dr. Tanya White is an international lecturer, writer and educator with a focus on Tanach and Contemporary Jewish Thought. She is Senior lecturer at Matan Institute for Torah Studies and a guest lecturer at other institutes including Pardes and LSJS. Tanya holds a doctorate in Jewish Philosophy from Bar Ilan University and is the recipient of Schupf Fellowship for outstanding students. A collection of her articles, blogs and published material can be viewed on her blog-page: www.contemplatingtorah.wordpress.com

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