Kohelet: A New Reading of Ecclesiastes

New Zoom course with Rabbi Benjamin Segal, Wednesdays, 7:00 p.m. – 8:15 p.m. (Israel time), starting October 20 2021.

Wednesday, 20/10/2021 | 19:00 - 20:15
Wednesday, 27/10/2021
Wednesday, 03/11/2021
Wednesday, 10/11/2021
Wednesday, 17/11/2021
Wednesday, 24/11/2021
All courses will be held on-line via Zoom

7:00 pm – 8:15 pm Jerusalem, 12:00 am EST, 11:00 am CST, 9:00 am PDT

Ecclesiastes is meant to confront the reader with core questions about the meaning of both man and God. This course, based on Rabbi Segal’s Kohelet’s Pursuit of Truth: A New Reading of Ecclesiastes, will explore major questions raised about growth, change, age, doubt, truth, optimism-and-pessimism, et al. Participants must read the first 100 pages of the commentary prior to taking the class.

Rabbi Benjamin J. Segal is an author and lecturer, living in Jerusalem. He is past president both of the Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies and of Melitz, the Centers for Jewish and Zionist Education.

He has written on biblical, Talmudic, Zionist and educational issues. His books include: A New Psalm: The Psalms As Literature; Kohelet’s Pursuit of Truth: A New Reading of Ecclesiastes; The Song of Songs: A Woman in Love; Returning: The Land of Israel as Focus in Jewish History; Midrash: The Search for a Contemporary Past. His newest work on the Book of Esther is due to be published soon.

Tuition: IS 400 / $ 120 per course

10% discount price for 2 series or more.

The weekly zoom link will be sent via email to all registered students.

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