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Shiur #31
Dr. Yael Ziegler Source:
Having completed his panoramic exploration of those who stand outside of Jerusalem, the narrator’s attention finally rests on God, the actual architect of...
Shiur #30
Dr. Yael Ziegler Source:
As Jerusalem persists in her muteness, the narrator fills the silence by peering outward, scrutinizing the surroundings for reactions to Jerusalem’s...
Shiur #29
Dr. Yael Ziegler Source:
The narrator steps in to fill the hollow chasm carved out by Jerusalem’s silence. Speaking directly to Jerusalem, the narrator presents a series of...
Shiur #28
Dr. Yael Ziegler Source:
The second part of this chapter shifts noticeably from an objective, detached third-person description of a ravaged city to a first-person description of...
Shiur #20
Rabbi Yitzchak Etshalom Source:
Before Amos launches into the devastating punishment awaiting the Kingdom of Israel, we find a verse of ambiguous meaning. In this shiur, we strive to...
Shiur #19
Rabbi Yitzchak Etshalom Source:
In this shiur, we examine a single verse from Amos's oracle to Israel, which talks about the nevi'im and nezirim God raised up. Who are these prophets and...
Shiur #18
Rabbi Yitzchak Etshalom Source:
As we continue to look at the hymn of praise in the oracle against Israel, we wonder: What does this tell us about the purpose of the Exodus? When does...
Shiur #27
Dr. Yael Ziegler Source:
After eight active verses of destruction, God begins to recede into the background. The physical city has been obliterated, Jerusalem’s gates sunk deeply...
Shiur #26
Dr. Yael Ziegler Source:
Jerusalem’s destruction does not result in her demise, nor does it return her to her natural state as an inanimate city of stones and material, lacking...
Shiur #25
Dr. Yael Ziegler Source:
In its use of the word garden in this obscure metaphor, Eikha 2:6 subtly alludes to the disastrous end of the original story in which humankind resided in...

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