5781 — Bereishit: From Creation to Destruction

Posted by Alex Israel on October 13, 2020
Topics: Pardes from Jerusalem, Bereishit (Genesis), Bereishit, Torah

Bereishit opens with the hope of a new world. But ends with God’s decision to destroy his world. What happened. This shiur offers two readings of the final verses of Bereishit, verses that depict the moral descent towards the Deluge.

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Alex teaches Bible at Pardes and is the Director of the Community Education Program and the Summer Program. Alex was born and raised in London. He holds degrees from London School of Economics, the Institute of Education London and Bar-Ilan University. Alex studied at Yeshivat Har Etzion under Rav Aharon Lichtenstein and Rav Yehudah Amital, and gained Rabbinic ordination from the Israeli Rabbinate. Click here to read more. You can find books written by Alex by clicking here

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