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July 2019

The Bible as Literature: Reading the Torah on its own Terms

July 8 @ 10:00 am11:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until July 29, 2019

Jewish Center of the Hamptons, 44 Woods Lane
East Hampton, NY 11937 United States

The Bible as Literature: Reading the Torah on its own Terms MONDAYS: JULY 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 10:00–11:15am with Rabbi David Whiman The Hebrew Bible employs a uniquely non-Western approach to story telling. Using the new Robert Alter translation of the Tanach, we will explore the techniques and conventions of Hebrew narrative to examine selected passages from the Books of Genesis and Exodus. Stripped of centuries of Rabbinic commentary and avoiding what Alter calls “the heresy of interpretation”, we…

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The Bible as Literature: Reading the Torah on its own Terms

July 15 @ 10:00 am11:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until July 29, 2019

Jewish Center of the Hamptons, 44 Woods Lane
East Hampton, NY 11937 United States

The Bible as Literature: Reading the Torah on its own Terms MONDAYS: JULY 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 10:00–11:15am with Rabbi David Whiman The Hebrew Bible employs a uniquely non-Western approach to story telling. Using the new Robert Alter translation of the Tanach, we will explore the techniques and conventions of Hebrew narrative to examine selected passages from the Books of Genesis and Exodus. Stripped of centuries of Rabbinic commentary and avoiding what Alter calls “the heresy of interpretation”, we…

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The Bible as Literature: Reading the Torah on its own Terms

July 22 @ 10:00 am11:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until July 29, 2019

Jewish Center of the Hamptons, 44 Woods Lane
East Hampton, NY 11937 United States

The Bible as Literature: Reading the Torah on its own Terms MONDAYS: JULY 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 10:00–11:15am with Rabbi David Whiman The Hebrew Bible employs a uniquely non-Western approach to story telling. Using the new Robert Alter translation of the Tanach, we will explore the techniques and conventions of Hebrew narrative to examine selected passages from the Books of Genesis and Exodus. Stripped of centuries of Rabbinic commentary and avoiding what Alter calls “the heresy of interpretation”, we…

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The Bible as Literature: Reading the Torah on its own Terms

July 29 @ 10:00 am11:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until July 29, 2019

Jewish Center of the Hamptons, 44 Woods Lane
East Hampton, NY 11937 United States

The Bible as Literature: Reading the Torah on its own Terms MONDAYS: JULY 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 10:00–11:15am with Rabbi David Whiman The Hebrew Bible employs a uniquely non-Western approach to story telling. Using the new Robert Alter translation of the Tanach, we will explore the techniques and conventions of Hebrew narrative to examine selected passages from the Books of Genesis and Exodus. Stripped of centuries of Rabbinic commentary and avoiding what Alter calls “the heresy of interpretation”, we…

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The Bible as Literature: Reading the Torah on its own Terms

July 1 @ 10:00 am11:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until July 29, 2019

Jewish Center of the Hamptons, 44 Woods Lane
East Hampton, NY 11937 United States

The Bible as Literature: Reading the Torah on its own Terms MONDAYS: JULY 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 10:00–11:15am with Rabbi David Whiman The Hebrew Bible employs a uniquely non-Western approach to story telling. Using the new Robert Alter translation of the Tanach, we will explore the techniques and conventions of Hebrew narrative to examine selected passages from the Books of Genesis and Exodus. Stripped of centuries of Rabbinic commentary and avoiding what Alter calls “the heresy of interpretation”, we…

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