From Abram to Abraham: A Journey of Faith

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Dr. Yael Ziegler

Subject: Tanakh Semester Course

Dates and Days: Wednesday
כ"ד בשבט תשפ"ג - כ"ו בסיון תשפ"ג
02.15.2023 - 06.21.2023

Time: 09:00 - 10:10

Where: Hybrid course -Zoom And In-person At Matan Jerusalem - Rashbag 30, Jerusalem

Price: 500 NIS

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Course Description

This course will explore the stories in Bereishit that follow Abraham’s life and destiny following his name change and the promise of the birth of Yitzchak (chapters 18-25). We will utilize rabbinic and medieval exegesis alongside literary techniques to mine these chapters for their theological and moral messages

About the Educator Dr. Yael Ziegler

is the Rosh Batei Midrash and Academic Director of Matan. She received her BA from Stern College and an MA and Ph.D. in Tanakh at Bar Ilan University. Dr. Ziegler teaches Tanakh at Herzog College and has lectured widely on various Tanakh topics in Israel, the United States, Canada, South Africa, Australia, and Europe. Dr. Ziegler is the author of Promises to Keep: The Oath in Biblical Narrative, Lamentations: Faith in a Turbulent World, and Ruth: From Alienation to Monarchy, which has been translated into Hebrew.

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