Text & Today: Parsha Plus

Teacher: Michael Hattin

Level: Intro/Open to All

Description: Each week a meta-theme from the Torah portion of the week will be considered.   We will draw upon the wide gamut of Jewish commentary – biblical, rabbinic, medieval and modern – as we explore the issue and its relevance to our lives.

Sample topics include: slavery and freedom, miracles and reason, freewill and coercion, laws and rituals, sacred space and sacred time, incorporeality and incarnation, holy and profane, sacrifice and self, pure and impure, spontaneity and routine, particularism and universalism.