Tanakh/Bible: The Almond Tree

Posted by Michael Hattin on January 19, 2021
Topics: Pardes Daily

Pardes Daily – Tanakh/Bible: The Almond Tree

Episode 1

Sources: Numbers 17:16-24

Course Description: Of New Years and Renewal: Tu Bishvat is celebrated in our tradition as the birthday of the trees. The Hebrew Bible actually abounds with references to trees, flowers and other vegetation. In this series, we will look at some eclectic examples of trees in our Biblical tradition, and how the tree serves as a potent symbol of restoration and hope.

Credits
Host: Rabbi Michael Hattin
Producer: Rabba Shani Gross
Podcast Editor: Evan Feist

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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