5 2021

Great Jewish Personalities - Yarchei Kallah 2021

9:15AM - 10:15AM  


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JET's 2021 Yarchei Kallah: Weeklong Extravaganza line up includes Rabbi Mordechai Becher with Great Jewish Personalities - Cultures in Collision and Conversation. This weeklong series takes a deeper look at some really interesting Jewish personalities, from Torah scholars to poets and physicians, join us for one day or all five!

Monday: Saadiah Gaon
Tuesday: Rashi
Wednesday: Yehuda Halevy
Thursday: Maimonides
Friday: Nachmanides. Join us for

The JET Yarchei Kallah is modeled after the description of the Yarchei Kallah in the Talmud. In the two months of the year (Elul and Adar) when agricultural activity was less demanding, Jews would take the opportunity to return to the study halls to reinvigorate their Torah knowledge, thus strengthening their ties to Judaism. The word Kallah means assembly; Yarchei means month; hence the term refers to those months when they would assemble to study Torah.