Insights, Ideas and Thoughtful Questions for Discussing with Students the Wisdom Tales of the Ancient Rabbis
A helpful guide to creative use of Sage Tales: The Wisdom and Wonder of the Rabbis of the Talmud in the classroom. Includes:
- An overview of how to use Sage Tales in a variety of educational settings
- A lesson plan for how to teach Sage Tales in seven to nine sessions
- Intriguing discussion questions to guide students in an exploration of key themes found in the wisdom tales of the ancient rabbis
This teaching tool will help you guide each student to a deeper understanding of early rabbinic Judaism and the wise lessons hidden within the narratives of the rabbis of that time.
|Publisher:||Turner Publishing Company|
|Product dimensions:||8.10(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.10(d)|
About the Author
Rabbi Burton L. Visotzky, named one of Forward 's top fifty Jewish leaders in America, has been engaging spiritual seekers with the ancient wisdom of Judaism for over forty years. He is Appleman Professor of Midrash and Interreligious Studies and director of the Louis Finkelstein Institute for Religious and Social Studies and of the Milstein Center for Interreligious Dialogue at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Rabbi Burton L. Visotzky consulted with Bill Moyers and was a featured participant in the PBS television series Genesis: A Living Conversation . He is a lecturer and scholar-in-residence in synagogues, churches and mosques throughout North America, and the author of nine other books, including Sage Tales: Wisdom and Wonder from the Rabbis of the Talmud and Reading the Book: Making the Bible a Timeless Text.
Rabbi Burton L. Visotzky is available to speak on the following topics:
- The Genesis of Ethics: Bible Study and Moral Development
- Reading the Book: Making the Bible a Timeless Text
- Sibling Rivalries: Judaism and Christianity in Their Formative Years
- In Preparation for Passover
- The Road to Redemption: Ancient and Modern Readings of Exodus
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