This Pardes Life — Season 2, Episode 1 with Judy Klitsner: The Other Akeida Story

Posted by Zvi Hirschfield on September 27, 2016
Topics: This Pardes Life, Rosh Hashana, Abraham

In this episode of This Pardes Life for Rosh Hashana, Judy klitsner leads an exploration of how Abraham’s dealing with his son Yishmael and wife Hagar are essential to understanding his development as a father and covenental partner. This podcast focuses on Bereishit Ch.21, 1-14. See or for the source sheet.

This podcast has been generously sponsored by Evan Wolkenstein on the occasion of his marriage to Gabi Moskowitz, who teaches him everything he knows about life and with thanks to Judy Klitsner, who taught him everything he knows about Torah. For more information on sponsoring a podcast, email

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About Zvi Hirschfield

Zvi teaches Talmud, Halakha and Jewish Thought at Pardes. In addition Zvi is a faculty member of the Pardes Center for Jewish Educators and has been training and mentoring Jewish Educators for over ten years in Tefilah in educational settings; critical issues in modern Jewish thought; and Israel education. Click here to read more.

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