Remembering Israeli Literature’s Only Nobel Laureate: On the Pleasures of Re-reading S.Y. Agnon

R abbi Jeffrey Saks of ATID and WebYeshiva.org has been recently featured in The Jewish Daily Forward for his renowned Agnon series. Rabbi Saks teaches several of these series each year in conjunction with Agnon House. The lectures are delivered live from S.Y. Agnon’s home in Jerusalem, and are also broadcast online for viewers around the world. Rabbi Saks’s upcoming course, “A-Ag-Agn-Agno-Agnon and Rebbe Nachman” will begin on January 5, 2014. Click here to view the details and register to participate online.

 To read the full article in the Forward, please click here.

Agnon and Rebbe Nachman

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Rabbi Jeffrey Saks is the founding Director of ATID?The Academy for Torah Initiatives and Directions in Jewish Education, in Jerusalem. An editorial board member of the journal Tradition, Rabbi Saks authored Spiritualizing Halakhic Education (Mandel Foundation) and edited Wisdom From All My Teachers: Challenges and Initiatives in Contemporary Torah Education (Urim). He is a graduate of Yeshiva University (BA, MA, Smicha) and participated in the Jerusalem Fellows program for senior Jewish educators at the Mandel Institute. He has taught at the Yeshiva University High School for Girls and Yeshivat Hamivtar.

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