5771 — Shemini Atzeret: Water and Rain

Posted by Neima Novetsky on September 19, 2010
Topics: Holidays & Special Readings, Shemini Atzeret, Talmud

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In this episode, Neima Novetsky discusses Shemini Atzeret and two stories from the Talmud about rain:

Honi the Circle Maker (B. Talmud Taanit 19a) and Rabbi Yona (B. Talmud Taanit 23b)

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About Neima Novetsky

Neima teaches Bible, Prophets and Biblical Exegesis at Pardes and Tanakh in the Pardes Educators Program. She and her family made aliyah from New York where she founded and directed the Advanced Tanakh Beit Midrash Program at Lincoln Square Synagogue. She has taught at Midreshet Lindenbaum, Midreshet Moriah, the Ma’ayan Institute for Women, and the Princeton University Hillel and has lectured on Biblical topics in various synagogues in both Israel and the USA. She is also a co-founder of a new Tanakh and Parshanut website called ‘Al Ha Torah.’ Click here to read more.

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