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Time, Memory, and Tradition in the Poetry of Yehuda Amichai

Over two sessions Dani Segal delves into Yehuda Amichai's book, Open Closed Open.
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Rabbi Dani Segal is Co-Director of the Shalom Hartman Institute and HaMidrasha at Oranim’s Beit Midrash for New Israeli Rabbis, of which he is a graduate. He attended the Har Etzion Hesder Yeshiva and served as a paratrooper in the IDF. Dani is a founding member of the Beit Prat Academy of Leadership, an educational secular-religious program for pre- and post-army participants, and is the founder and director of Desert Premarital Retreats, specializing in communication

Time, Memory, and Tradition in the Poetry of Yehuda Amichai

“I seek a space that is pleasant and high and effective. To look out on my life – for better and for worse” ~Yehuda Amichai

Session 1

Session 2

The truth is that sometimes we all seek a place where we can stop – just for a moment – and think. Yehuda Amichai found a space like this toward the end of his life when he wrote his book, Open Closed Open, which provided him with the space to reflect on and think about life, finite time, love, family and friends, memory and forgetfulness, tradition and renewal. Delve into all of these in two sessions on the book with Dani Segal.

NOTE: This program was part of our Summer 2021 Virtual Rabbinic Torah Seminar,  Torah of Possibility for an Uncertain Future

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