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Studying with Ewa Gordon. Topic: Megillat Esther

Mon
19:00 h
21 Nov
2016

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Studying with Ewa Gordon. Topic: Megillat Esther (Book of Esther) with Rashi's commentaries and Talmudic stories from the Tractate Megillah.

- Reading and translation of the Hebrew text of Book of Esther

- Studying Rashi's commentaries on Megillat Esther

- Reading fragments from Talmud (Tractate Megillah) regarding the Book of Esther (taking into account the grammatical differences between the Hebrew Bible and the language of the Talmud)

- Comparison of the Book of Esther texts with historical facts and archaeological discoveries

 

Megillat Esther with Rashi's and Talmudic Commentary. Part 1

Now it came to pass in the days of Ahasuerus, which reigned from India to Ethiopia, over an hundred and seven and twenty provinces. (Ester 1:1)