WebYeshiva.org in the News: Agnon’s Days of Awe

The Jerusalem Post

Shofar, so good

By LOREN MINSKY
09/18/2011 14:59

…For those in the mood for a quieter intellectual pursuit, head to Agnon House in Talpiot for a fascinating lecture at Agnon House presented by Rabbi Jeffrey Saks of WebYeshiva.org. Explore Shai Agnon’s best-selling book “Days of Awe” and other tales featuring the High Holidays. Discussions and readings will be in English with reference to the original Hebrew text. For those unable to make it to Agnon House, there is also a simultaneous, interactive online broadcast via WebYeshiva.org…

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Agnon's Days of Awe with Rabbi Jeffrey Saks

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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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