SUMMER Pirke Avot, Eighteen Centuries Later
Engaging Rabbinic Wisdom through Poetry and Discussion with Jessica Greenbaum.
from 10:30am - 12:00pm the Community House 6th Floor
Class meets on Wednesday, June 6 - June 27.
June 6, 2018, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM 602
June 13, 2018, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM 602
June 20, 2018, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM 602
June 27, 2018, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM 602
Join award-winning poet Jessica Greenbaum for a unique approach to studying this iconic collection of teachings on justice, integrity, and virtue We will be comparing the translations from two editions: Wisdom of the Sages; A Modern Reading of Pirke Avot (ed. Rabbi Rami M. Shapiro, 1993) and a forthcoming edition, Pirke Avot: A Social Justice Commentary (ed. Rabbi Dr. Shmuly Yanklowitz , 2018). Class includes reading and writing poems relevant to teachings. No prior poetry or Judaic knowledge required. This class is free and open to members and non-members.
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