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SHAVUOT LECTURES

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We are delighted to present a selection of interesting lectures related to the Jewish Holiday of Shavuot by leading scholars in their field, delivered at the Oxford University Chabad Society's Slager Jewish Student Centre. To view the full collection of over to 400 lectures visit: www.oxfordjewishlectures.com

'Between Shavuot & Purim:

Coercion & free will'

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Daniel Kolsky

 

'Rashi on the

Book of Ruth in the

supercommentary of

Rabbi Menachem

M. Schneerson’

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Rabbi Eli Brackman

Oxford University Chabad Society


 

'The fence around

Mount Sinai:

An invitation?'

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'Bonding With G‑d

Via Torah'

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'Receptivity to the Infinite'

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Dr. Israel Sandman

University College London  

 

'Regime change

& the Torah'

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'Naomi's enigmatic silence'

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Professor Joshua Getzler

University of Oxford

'The concept of

Torah from Heaven'

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'When Israel said "we will do

and we will hear" 1912,

exploring a

four year teaching

of Rabbi Shalom

Dovber Schneersohn,

which began on

Shavuot 1912'

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Dr. Naftali Loewenthal

University College London

'Book of Ruth:

Goliath &

his mother go into therapy'

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'S havuot: The day an

entire nation overslept

for their wedding'

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  Avi Blumgart

St John's College, Oxford

'Akdamot:

A prayer of inclusion

at a time of exclusion'

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Rebecca Blumenfeld

'Hiding the Light'

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'The Body in Question'

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Dr. Ros Abramsky

David Frisch - ‘Obeying a Statement: What Makes the First Commandment a Commandment?’ 

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Professor Benjamin Sommer - 'What Does It Mean That G‑d 'Speaks'? A Close Look at an Important verse at Numbers 7:89' 

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Pammy Brenner - ‘Shavuot as  Chag HaBikkurim – Festival of the First Fruits’ 

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Dr. Peter Bergamin - ‘Abba Ahimeir and his singular of Jewish history’ 

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Professor Hindy Najman - 'The poetics of the book of Ruth and the Ethics of Supererogation (Lifnim Meshurat Haddin)' 

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To view past lectures delivered at the Oxford University Chabad Society visit: www.oxfordjewishlectures.com 

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