Courses by instructor: Rabbi Jeremy Morrison
Jeremy is the Executive Director of Lehrhaus Judaica. Following his ordination in 2001 from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in New York, Jeremy served as Associate Rabbi of Temple Israel of Boston for 15 years. Among other leadership roles at Temple Israel, Jeremy was the founding director of the Riverway Project, a nationally recognized outreach and engagement initiative for adults in their 20s and 30s, and he served as the synagogue’s Director of Education. He earned a doctorate in Near Eastern and Judaic Studies from Brandeis University, and his dissertation focused on the use of metaphors in the Bible and in other ancient Near Eastern texts. Jeremy lives in North Berkeley with his wife, Molly, and their two children, Ezekiel and Poppy.
How to Read the Bible: Bridging the Gap between Ourselves and Our Inherited Texts, Part II
To many contemporary readers, the Bible often feels impenetrable and outdated, principally because of the manner in which Jewish texts have been taught in religious schools for generations. This course will utilize methods for reading ...