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Tending the Light of Our Soul

Melila Hellner-Eshed brings rabbis texts from the Zohar to celebrate light in dark times.
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Melila Hellner-Eshed, Ph.D., is a Research Fellow of the Kogod Research Center at Shalom Hartman Institute, where she founded and co-directs the Rabbinic Students Seminar, a interdenominational program for rabbinic students spending a year in Israel. She has been a professor of Jewish mysticism and Zohar in the Department of Jewish Studies at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem for over two decades. She received her degree from Hebrew University under the tutelage of Professor Yehuda Liebes.

Tending the Light of Our Soul: Hanukkah 5781

Melila Hellner-Eshed shares texts from our mystical tradition, looking at light and darkness and the relationship between the two. This session was generously hosted and sponsored by the Board of Rabbis of Southern California.

This Rabbinic Holiday Webinar was part of our Hartman@Home fall 2020 learning.

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