Beyond Rashi: Introduction to Biblical Commentary (Vault Class)

Dena Weiss
Date and Time
9:00 - 10:00 AM Eastern
Jun 27-Aug 1 2024


Hadar Vault Classes
This zman, we’re reaching back into our ‘vault’ of pre-recorded online classes from past years. Our first ‘vault class’ will be “Beyond Rashi: introduction to Biblical Commentary” taught by Dena Weiss.  Sign up and you’ll receive a weekly email with a link to a video and source sheet for that session.  This class does not have a live component.

In this class we will encounter a range of Biblical commentators with a range of styles spanning almost ten centuries of exegesis. Focusing on some of the most difficult stories in the book of Bereishit, we will try to “get to know” some commentators who are brilliant and sensitive readers of the Torah, but may not be quite as well known or as frequently studied. All texts will be available in translation.


Faculty Bio

Dena Weiss
Dena Weiss

Dena Weiss is Rosh Beit Midrash and Senior Faculty at Hadar, where she teaches Talmud, Midrash, and Hasidut. Dena earned an MA in Theology from Harvard Divinity School. She has studied and taught in a variety of Jewish educational settings including Drisha, Midreshet Lindenbaum, and Pardes.

Beyond Rashi: Introduction to Biblical Commentary

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