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Monday, February 15 • 12:00pm - 1:15pm
The Missing Blessing - Abraham's Servant as a Key for Understanding the Book of Genesis

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The Torah describes several important scenes where fathers bless their sons, but we never see Abraham give Isaac a blessing. In this session, we will look at the story of Abraham's servant searching for Isaac's wife as a stand-in for the missing blessing. What does this story tell us about the relationship between these characters and the important role of Rebecca in passing on the blessing to the next generation?


Bill Plevan

Bill Plevan holds rabbinic ordination from JTS and recently completed his doctorate in Religion at Princeton University on the thought of German-Jewish philosopher Martin Buber. He currently teaches Jewish thought at HUC and JTS. Bill also served as President of the Board of Matan... Read More →

Monday February 15, 2016 12:00pm - 1:15pm EST

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