Hiddur vs. κάλλος: Chanukah’s Competing Concepts of Beauty

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December 09 2014
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50min 13s
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Venue: YU Torah MiTzion Beit Midrash Zichron Dov YU Torah MiTzion Beit Midrash Zichron Dov

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References: Bava Batra: 58a Menachot: 28b Shabbat: 21a  

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Delivered for people with little background in Jewish text study. A look at the competing Jewish and Greek concepts of beauty, and how the Jewish concept of beauty is expressed in the way we celebrate Chanukah.

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