5772 — Shavuot: Joining the Jewish nation

Posted by Neima Novetsky on May 22, 2012
Topics: Pardes from Jerusalem: Weekly Parsha Podcast, Holidays & Special Readings, Shavuot

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Neima Novetsky discusses Shavuot. According to the Sages, both Ruth and Yitro converted to join the Jewish nation. This podcast will explore the journey of each of these figures and what motivated them to opt in.

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Larry Kluger – Creative Consultant
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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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