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Tanakh Techniques #2: When To Start When To End

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Nov 27, 2019
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27 min 4 sec
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Venue: NYU Bronfman Center NYU Bronfman Center

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Toldot 

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In our second class on techniques to read Tanakh we discuss the very basic question of where does a story start and where does it end. The Tanakh does not provide us with chapter divisions (the ones we have are not original) and so where a story begins and ends is not obvious to us. Using the story of Yaakov's taking of Eisav's bracha from their father Yitzchak, we show how where one starts and finishes the story dramatically how we understand not only the lesson of the story, but even on a most basic level, what the story is about

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