“When the Bible meets Literature”: this is the motto under which the Education Department of the Central Council of Jews in Germany continues its collaboration with Heidelberg University for Jewish Studies (HfJS) on Tuesday evening.
In the third edition of the digital lecture series » Science at Home / MADA BA-BAYIT«, Hanna Liss, Professor of Biblical and Jewish Interpretation of the Bible and Jewish Interpretation at HfJS and Doran Kessel, Scientific Director of the Department of Education, talk about » Yaakov and the unknown side of Esau«. The evening was opened with greetings by Vera Szachmer, a member of the Presidium of the Central Council of Jews in Germany.
The declaration reads: “The relationship between Ya’akov and Esau in Gen 25–36 contains material ‘stories are made’. The forms that appear are varied and realistic: a sibling feud, especially with twins, unequally distributed affection on the part of the parents.”
characters “The two characters could not have been more different, and here there is already one form: a clear contradiction between the characters. This contradiction persists throughout the entire sequence of the biblical story until Gen 33, the exciting moment in which the two adversaries Let’s see again after a long time and: “Adjustments,” “It goes on.
This reconciliation can be understood as the “happy ending” of the fraternal feud, as it ends many novels, but it may also have been the starting point for many other speculations. and
The livestream of the lecture is on July 20th at 7:00 PM under the link www.zentralratderjuden.de/wissenschaft-zuhause Questions to recoverable interlocutors can be sent either during the live stream in YouTube Chat or by e-mail to [email protected]