Bereishit 5784: Let’s Talk About Rain

Posted by Pardes Faculty on October 10, 2023
Topics: Tanakh, Torah, Pardes from Jerusalem, Bereishit (Genesis), Bereishit

Dedicated to the healing of those who were injured, to the memory of those who lost their lives, and with hopes and prayers for the rescue of all those who are being held hostage.

Including an opening message from Pardes President Rabbi Leon Morris.

In this week’s episode of Pardes from Jerusalem, we begin the cycle anew with a return visit from Director of the Pardes Center for Jewish Educators, Aviva Lauer. Starting with the end of Deuteronomy and moving their way to Bereishit, Aviva and Zvi discuss the importance of rain in the Torah as a symbol of our relationship with God. Join Zvi and Aviva as they explore the Torah and the prayers of Shemini Atzeret in search of the symbolic meaning behind rain.

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