Museum Midrash: A Visit to the Israel Museum with Rabbi Chaim Brovender

Museum Midrash: A Visit to the Israel Museum with Rabbi Chaim BrovenderMuseum Midrash: A Visit to the Israel Museum with Rabbi Chaim BrovenderMuseum Midrash: A Visit to the Israel Museum with Rabbi Chaim BrovenderMuseum Midrash: A Visit to the Israel Museum with Rabbi Chaim BrovenderMuseum Midrash: A Visit to the Israel Museum with Rabbi Chaim Brovender

Museum Midrash
Gallery Talks – A Visit to the Israel Museum with Rabbi Chaim Brovender

Touring the museum with Rabbi BrovenderOn January 19, 2012, Rabbi Chaim Brovender toured Jerusalem’s Israel Museum with a group of students from Yeshiva University, discussing his interest in art as a tool to developing a variety of habits and sensitivities essential to religious life.

Listen to this “gallery talk” (above) and view the images he discussed.

 

Click on the images below:

Rembrandt, St. Peter in Prison (1631)

Gauguin, Still Life (1899)

Gauguin, Still Life (1899)

Rothko, Untitled (1955)

Rothko, Untitled (1955)


Our thanks to the Israel Museum (www.imj.org.il), its Director James Snyder, and Head of Special Projects Susan Strul, for facilitating this visit.Click here for the archive of materials produced as part of ATID’s Art Initiative.

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Rabbi Jeffrey Saks
In addition to teaching at WebYeshiva, Rabbi Jeffrey Saks is the founding Director of ATID―The Academy for Torah Initiatives and Directions in Jewish Education (the parent organization of WebYeshiva) and is an editorial board member of the journal Tradition.

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