Allusions & Illusions: Understanding Prophetic Imagery in Israeli Poetry


Date: Tuesday, January 30, 2024
Time: 12:30 pm EST
Location: In Person & Online
Speakers: Rabbi Haim Rechnitzer, Ph.D.

Ars Prophetica book coverJoin Rabbi Haim Rechnitzer, Ph.D. as we discuss his newly published Ars-Prophetica: Theology in the Poetry of Twentieth-Century Israeli Poets Avraham Ḥalfi, Shin Shalom, Amir Gilboa, and T. Carmi . In this interactive class, we will read selected poems together to uncover allusions and references to liturgical, biblical and other Jewish sources that illuminate the theological elements within the poetry of these four renowned Hebrew-Israeli poets.