Yom Kippur: Insights on The Book of Jonah

Posted by Michael Hattin on September 26, 2017
Topics: Pardes from Jerusalem: Weekly Parsha Podcast, Yom Kippur, The High Holy Days

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Sefer Yona, the book of Jonah, is read at the Mincha service of Yom Kippur day.  In this podcast, Rabbi Michael Hattin considers some ancient explanations for Yona’s reluctance to undertake his fateful mission to the people of Nineveh and what messages the book might hold for us.

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Larry Kluger – Creative Consultant
Arlene Harel – Production Coordinator

About Michael Hattin

Michael teaches Bible and Halakha at Pardes. He holds a professional degree in Architecture from the University of Toronto and rabbinic ordination from the Chief Rabbinate of Israel. He teaches Chumash and Prophets as well as Halakha at the Pardes Institute. For many years Michael authored the weekly online publications Introduction to Parasha and Lessons on Prophets for the Virtual Beit Midrash of Yeshivat Har Etzion, reaching a combined readership of several thousand. Click here to read more.

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