Bereshit Course 1: From Adam to Abraham - The First 20 Generations
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Learn about Jewish culture the smart way with Jewish Culture courses at CCE, The University of Sydney.
The stories take us from the universal tales of the creation of the world, the flood and the Tower of Babel to the foundational tales of Abraham and Sarah and the beginnings of the Jewish people. The themes of family and faith, honour and dishonour, passion and power provide a rich exploration of our people and ourselves.
This text based course incorporates:
- Modern and classical commentaries that represent a range of orientations
- Interpretations of the texts by rabbis, scholars, artists, and poets
- Opportunities to learn key Hebrew vocabulary in the context of the story
- Discussions on the real-life implications of the stories for us in our time
- Creating the Woman
- The First Murder
- The Rainbow
- The Curse of Canaan
- The Power of Babel
- Leaving the Promised Land
- And Sarah Laughed
- The Expulsion of Ishmael
- Akadek Yitzhak
- The Cave of Makpaleh
- Expert trainers
- Central locations
- Small class sizes
- Free, expert advice
- Student materials – yours to keep
- Certificate of completion
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