- Tzemah Yoreh - Why Abraham Killed IssacSourcesheet at: limmudny.org/learn-all-year/limmud-moment-podcast/ Abraham's silent obedience is one of the biggest mysteries of the Akedah (Binding of Isaac). "Silence is the snare of the demon," Kierkegaard says, "and the more one keeps silent, the more terrifying the demon becomes." In this session, Tzemah will offer a startling explanation to this mystery employing the tools of modern Biblical exegesis.
- Shira Hecht-Koller - Creativity vs. Obedience: Competing Values in Jewish ThoughtSourcesheet at: limmudny.org/learn-all-year/limmud-moment-podcast/ Are creativity and obedience competing values in Jewish thought? What do our sacred texts have to say about preservation vs. innovation? How do the choices that we make reflect underlying individual and societal tensions? In this session we will explore texts that shed light on these and other questions and will together reflect on how the answers impact our curricular selections, professional choices, and which parenting books we read and follow.