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Saturday, March 17 • 12:45pm - 1:45pm
The Incredible Og and Why You Can't Trust a Giant

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There are a surprising number of giants mentioned in the Tanakh (bible). In this session we will focus on Og, king of Bashan. He is mentioned a few times and his presence has generated many fun/wild midrashim (for example, he helps Abraham but is killed by Moses). We will explore parallels with other stories of giants such as the Golem.

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Josh Lichtman

At past LimmudFests, Josh Lichtman has led a pickling workshop and a session on the modern Jewish ecological movement. He is an alum of the Pardes year program and haa a background in law and urban planning. Currently Josh is an active member of Shir Chadash and on the boards of the... Read More →

Saturday March 17, 2018 12:45pm - 1:45pm CDT
Adult Lounge, Gates of Prayer