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Sunday, February 16 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
Words that Cannot Be Written: Oral Torah and Chosenness in the Pachad Yitzchak

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In this class we will study an essay by Rav Yitzchak Hutner, the Pachad Yitzchak, in which he argues that the unwrittenness of the Oral Torah is key to the covenant between God and the Jewish people. As we study, we will ask ourselves: what is lost when Torah is written down? What happens to the idea of Jewish uniqueness when our sacred text is shared by other religions? And how can the Oral Torah teach us about the value of intimacy--and even secrets--in our relationships?

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Tali Adler

The Hadar Institute
Tali Adler is a faculty member of Yeshivat Hadar, and a musmekhet of Yeshivat Maharat, an egalitarian yeshiva located on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Tali received her undergraduate degree from Stern College, where she majored in Political Science and Jewish Studies. A Wexner Graduate... Read More →


Sunday February 16, 2020 11:30am - 12:30pm EST
WLSS (2nd Floor)