For those who won’t be able to make it in person, we’ll be live streaming the first session of a four part series taught by David Brodsky of Brooklyn College on “Rabbinic Literature and Its Dis-Contents: Situating the Genres of Talmud and Midrash in Their Civilizational Context.” This session is entitled “The Alexandrian School of Homeric Interpretation and the Origins of Midrash,” and will be streamed on the Drisha Institute’s ustream channel starting at 7:00pm EST. If you cannot make it live (physically or virtually), the class will be made available later for download. And as always, questions can be left in the comments section below.
It is our pleasure to announce an upcoming series of classes that we are presenting along with the Drisha Institute for Jewish Education in New York. On Wednesdays October 30th, November 6th, 13th and 20th Prof. David Brodsky of Brooklyn College’s Department of Judaic Studies will be teaching a class entitled “Rabbinic Literature and Its Dis-Contents: Situating the Genres of Talmud and Midrash in Their Civilizational Context:” Continue reading