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7:30 pm Dr. Yedida Eisenstat (The Oral Torah in Rashi’s Torah Commentary)
November 10 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday, November 10 // 7:30pm
Moses Received the Oral Torah at Sinai: The Oral Torah in Rashi’s Torah Commentary
Dr. Yedida Eisenstat
Dr. Yedida Eisenstat is Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Religion and the program in Jewish Studies at Colgate University. She holds an M.A. in Religion, Culture, & Values from York University and a Ph.D. from the Kekst Graduate School of the Jewish Theological Seminary where she studied Midrash & Scriptural Interpretation. Eisenstat is the author of “Taking Stock of the Text(s) of Rashi’s Torah Commentary: Some 21st Century Considerations,” and “Sanctification and Shame: Bialik’s In the City of Slaughter in Light of Leviticus and Ezekiel,” and her current book project explores Rashi’s use of midrash in his Torah commentary.