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Sunday, March 19 • 13:00 - 13:45
Little Mentions, Big Roles: A Look at Minor Characters' Major Roles in the Bible

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Besides for the Abrahams, Sarahs, Isaacs and Rebeccas, the Biblical narrative has numerous minor characters as well - people mentioned once or twice and who could often be overlooked. Yet these individuals sometimes play very important roles both in the text and in rabbinic literature. This presentation will explore a few of these individuals and seek to understand the "what" and "why" of their existence in the stories where they are found.

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Yonah Berman

A Teaneck, New Jersey, native, Rabbi Yonah Berman is passionate about Israel, the Jewish community, and Jewish learning. Yonah studied at Yeshivat Har Etzion, received his BA in psychology at Yeshiva University and served in the IDF Tank Corps., receiving honors for excellence in training. After receiving semikha in 2007 from Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School in New York City, Yonah served as the Associate Rabbi of Congregation Shaar... Read More →

Sunday March 19, 2017 13:00 - 13:45
E1 16th Floor

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