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Israeli Literature - Shared screen with speaker view
Lilian Stern
46:51
“All beginnings are hard” - Thoreau
Lawrence Kaplan
48:21
Hebrew too. Kol hathalot kashot. All beginning are hard. But doesn't use the Hebrew word bereishit,, but hathalah.
robertakalmanson
49:46
cain and able?
Lawrence Kaplan
50:33
Why Sarai, not Sarah
lib sher
51:00
it is later that she is called Sarah
Elisabeth Shapiro’s iPad
51:09
why שרי Sarai and not שרה Sarah?
Michael Kaftor
51:16
"ma-achelet" in English, sacrificial knife
Erica Sokoloff
51:27
No - names have already been changed
judith usiskin
51:27
when avrams name was changed so was hers
robin & seth
51:37
mechalchel and me’achelet sound similar
Lawrence Kaplan
52:02
No She is already called Sarah at that time. Rachel is answering question.
Michael Kaftor
52:55
She did .. but the bible narrator failed to record it
Judy Siegal
54:39
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Judy Siegal
55:54
Or that the voice of the angel is Sarai?
Zsuzsanna Fritz
56:15
no pasaran
Sharon Heim
58:18
אל תשלח ידך אל הנער not ילד in the akedah story
Gail's iphone4105043416
01:01:40
Rachel,s voice is muffled
Karin Adelman
01:02:26
She has a new computer.. Her voice has a bit of a muffled tone quality but we can hear her OK so I don't want to interrupt her.
lib sher
01:06:59
When read in Hebrew it sounded guttural and sensual. Beautiful.
Jon Tepper in Tucson
01:08:30
ah...blaming the victim. #metoo
Michael Kaftor
01:09:37
"The heart was wide" should correctly read, "your heart widened"
Lawrence Kaplan
01:12:02
Not true. Speech to King David.
Ed Grossman
01:12:49
But Bathsheba was the "king maker" for Solomon...very powerful figure.
Alan Carpien
01:12:49
Leonard Cohen - Halleluyah
Judy Bat Bat
01:13:39
brooks
Judy Siegal
01:13:46
Geraldine Brooks
Jean Nordhaus
01:13:54
Geraldine Brooks wrote The Sacred Chord
Michael Kaftor
01:14:43
"burned" should correctly read, "was burning or in flames"
Michael Kaftor
01:15:58
"the king seduced me" .. should read, "the king who corrupts or leads me to sin"
flo
01:25:35
She’s not breaking up. It must be your computer
Suzanne Levin
01:25:45
not breaking up for me.
Jonathan Freund
01:25:53
Ditto. I hear her fine
Karin Adelman
01:25:53
OK thanks
Lawrence Kaplan
01:32:29
In Jewish Day Schools, when I was in elementary school (1950s) we also had to memorize it.
Jon Tepper in Tucson
01:34:40
I've always loved the imagery -- comes at the end of a haftorah. A woman peering through a latticed window is iconic image in mideval stories and poems.
Viktoria Dorosz
01:35:23
It’s normal in Arabic
Judy Siegal
01:35:41
My daughter lived in East Africa for eight years.She was called Mama Caleb (the name of her first born son.
Jon Tepper in Tucson
01:36:17
should be "medieval"...
Michael Kaftor
01:36:17
Actually, the indirect reference is a more respectful way of addressing the other in Hebrew
Sharon Heim
01:39:38
haftarah for Shabbat Shira
Lawrence Kaplan
01:40:21
Longest haftarah. Both Chapter 4 and 5.
Michael Kaftor
01:42:17
"The land was quiet" should be "The land was tranquil"
Sharon Heim
01:42:25
I have chanted this haftarah. the story in both prose and song.
Jon Tepper in Tucson
01:42:56
transforming Sisera's mother from the object of Deborah's taunting. interesting!
Lawrence Kaplan
01:43:33
Sharon Heim: So have I.
Judy Siegal
01:47:38
Thank you for a wonderful class.
Erica Sokoloff
01:47:55
Today:)
Susan Mayer
01:48:05
Does anyone know if Hartman has listed their courses yet?
Jonathan Freund
01:48:12
Thank you, Rachel.
Elisabeth Shapiro’s iPad
01:48:23
רחל- for
Jon Tepper in Tucson
01:48:39
what a great selection of poems today! Todah Rabah, Rachel.
Barbara
01:48:51
so fabulous….thank you!
Elana
01:49:14
can you please speak more about the apparent misogyny of some of the poems we read today
Sue Melmed
01:49:19
Thank you again and again. Always interesting.
Elisabeth Shapiro’s iPad
01:49:20
many many thanks for such a beautiful shiur. sorry I can’t stay on for the discussions today and tomorrow.
Lawrence Kaplan
02:14:48
Bible is ambiguous