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Limmud Vancouver takes place at the King David High School, 41st and Willow.
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Sunday, February 9 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
The Artistry of Rabbinic Literature
The early rabbis were not only great teachers and leaders. They also were sensitive and creative readers, storytellers, and interpreters. Literary, ethical, and religious significance are not mutually exclusive characteristics, just as the same artist can possess superb technical skill, stunning artistic creativity, and have a deep moral vision. In this session we will look at some classical rabbinic texts as examples of the artistry of rabbinic literature that has reflected and animated the imaginations of generations of Jews.

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Robert Daum

Dr. Robert Daum is Associate Professor of Rabbinic Literature & Jewish Thought and Director of the Iona Pacific Centre at Vancouver School of Theology. At UBC he is Advisor to the Office of the Vice-President, Students, on ethno-religious diversity and student development, as well as a Faculty Member of Green College. At SFU he is a Dialogue Associate & Steering Committee member of SFU's Centre for Dialogue. He earned a PhD in Near... Read More →

Sunday February 9, 2014 11:00am - 12:00pm
Library King David High School