In Exodus – Narrative and Law, episode 52 of A Dash of Drash, a professor of bible and a rabbi explore different ways of finding meaning in ancient narratives, as we begin ritual reading the Book of Exodus. Professor Sam Boyd, a guest scholar this Shabbat at Bonai Shalom, is a professor of bible at CU, Boulder and has a passionate and inspiring approach to these texts, their place in the ancient near east and how they can inspire us. This conversation reveals some delightful and surprising common ground between rabbinical and academic interpretations of text.
Saturday, July 24th, at 6:00 pm. It’s been a long time since we’ve been able to celebrate Havdalah together, but it’s now safe and what was once routine is suddenly quite special – we are basking in the happiness of returning to what we previously took for granted!
Tisha B'av, the saddest day in Jewish history, the day that both Temples were destroyed, starts this Saturday night, July 17, beginning at 8:27 pm.