Where artifacts and midrash meet

Beit Avi Chai and the Israel Museum partner to produce a weekly lecture series

April 13, 2017 16:26
Vayikra event

Curator Daniella Shalev and Prof. Avigdor Shiran discuss ‘Poverty and Riches’ at the Vayikra event. (photo credit: BENNI MAOR)


Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analysis from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief


There are many classes that deal with the weekly Torah portion in various ways, be it through a halachic, spiritual or purely academic approach. But the Israel Museum is offering a lecture series in Hebrew on the weekly Torah portion that is quite unique.

It combines a midrashic interpretive study with an artistic or archeological perspective, eliciting a theme upon which to create discussion. The lectures are facilitated by Prof. Avigdor Shinan and curators from different departments of the museum. The series, a project born from a partnership between Beit Avichai and the museum, began three years ago with the Book of Genesis. Last year, they presented Exodus. This year, it’s Leviticus.


Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and exclusive content. Click here>>

Related Content

Cookie Settings