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Baderech – The Akeda’s Scream & Thundering Silences: Finding Meaning in Unspoken Word

Hosted By: London School of Jewish Studies (LSJS)

Masterclass learning session with a focus on explaining teaching methods.
What transpired between father and son during their three-day journey towards the Akeda? Where did Isaac go at the end of the story? The Bible contains lacunae of all kinds: missing pieces of plot lines, missing words and missing letters. We will explore ways in which the text’s silences are not merely problems to be solved, but are artful agents in uncovering greater meaning in the text.

This session is sponsored by the Blinder Family Educational Fund in loving memory of Betti & Shepsel Blinder z”l and their daughter Judi Black z”l.

This session is for women only. This session is online only.

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Judy Klitsner

Judy Klitsner is a senior educator at the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem, where she has taught Bible and biblical exegesis to a generation of students, of whom many now serve as teachers and heads of Jewish studies programs throughout the Jewish world. A disciple of the great Torah teacher Nehama Leibowitz, Judy is a popular international lecturer, who brings an accessible, text-based teaching style—with an eye toward modern relevance-- to a myriad of audiences that span the denominational spectrum. Judy Klitsner is the author of Subversive Sequels in the Bible: How Biblical Stories Mine and Undermine Each Other, which won a National Jewish Book Award. She is the founding board chair of Sacred Spaces, an organization that seeks to address abuses of power in Jewish institutions.
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London School of Jewish Studies (LSJS)

LSJS delivers inspiring education programs which transmit a love of learning and achieve excellence in teaching to transform the Jewish community. Our teacher training, degree courses and adult education programs are delivered in person and online. You can explore all of our courses and events here.  
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