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Studies in Parashat HaShavua 5784 (en)

Parashat HaShavua 5784

(5784) (Tuesday) An analysis of the parasha, incorporating innovative approaches as well as traditional commentaries, with particular attention to literary aspects and their religious meaning. In this year’s Studies in Parashat HaShavua, Rav Yishai Jeselsohn will analyze the parasha through the lens of the celebrated commentary Or HaChaim, written by Rabbi Chaim ben Atar, one of the great sages of Morocco. Each week, we will delve into his unique interpretive approach that combines both the literal and allegorical, the halakhic and kabbalistic aspects, while comparing his insights to those of other commentators and tracing his sources.