Executive Seminar Summer 2017: The Persian Period — Through the Mists of Time

Posted by Mike Feuer on July 4, 2017
Topics: ELS, Pardes Live and Mini-Series, History

The Persian period appears to be the ‘black hole’ of Jewish History, abounding with conflicting narratives, textual discontinuities and chronological inconsistency. It is also the context of formation for a Jewish identity which can stand the test of time. In this class we will explore the fruitful conflicts between the traditional and critical narratives and ask how they can enrich our own identity. This session was given by Rabbi Mike Feuer as part of the Pardes Executive Learning Seminar, Summer 2017.


About Mike Feuer

Mike teaches Hasidut, Rav Kook, Halakhah at Pardes. He has learned Torah in a number of Jerusalem area institutions, including Yeshivat HaMivtar, the Mir Yeshiva and Sulam Yaakov. He received smicha (rabbinic ordination) from Sulam Yaakov in conjunction with completing the Israeli Rabbinate’s laws of kashrut certification. You can find books written by Mike by clicking here Rav Mike is creating a wondering Jewish history podcast. To learn more on how you can support his podcast please visit Michael Feuer on Patreon. Mike also has been active in Jewish education, formal and informal, for many years. To learn more about his experiences visit the Pardes website to read more.

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