Mishne Torah 311.
(photo credit: Ron Peled)
The annual Bible-learning conference at Herzog College in Alon Shvut opens on
Sunday, bringing thousands of people from all over the country for a five-day
festival of multi-faceted study.
More than a hundred leading scholars and
teachers will teach over 150 lessons, as well as 11 Bible-themed field
In addition, 30 lessons delivered in English will be spread over
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, taught by Rabbi Dr. Aharon
Yuval Cherlow, Rabbi Dr. Daniel Tropper, Dr. Yael Ziegler and others.
There will also be an English-speaking excursion on Thursday around the
“Sefer Yehoshua and the Jordan Valley,” guided by Ezra Rosenfeld.
is the only Bible conference in Israel with such dimensions,” director
Days Rami Yanai said. “We deal with all the Bible’s book through a broad
perspective alongside a deep and rooted religious standpoint, while
account research, science and culture, while not ignoring the challenges
faith the encounter provides.”
This year’s conference will be dedicated
to the memory of Rabbi Yehuda Amital, founder of the Har Etzion Yeshiva,
passed away overnight Thursday. The yeshiva is located adjacent to and
associated with Herzog College.