The Universal and the Particular

Sukkot is often presented as representing the potential for all of humanity. What does this mean, and how might it speak to us today?
Oct 6, 2022

In rabbinic thought, Sukkot is often presented – based on Biblical understanding – as a holiday representing the potential for all of humanity. What does this mean, and how might it speak to us today?   

In her three-part series, Talmud from the Balcony: Examining Big Ideas of the High Holiday Season, Elana Stein Hain offers new insights on Jewish texts, traditions, and practices to help you live a more meaningful Jewish life. Each class consists of a weekly lecture, text study, and discussion.

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This series is part of Ideas for Today, curated courses by Hartman Institute scholars on the big Jewish ideas of this moment.