Learn how and why some of our prayers and biblical commentaries argued against Christian ideas.
This thought provoking course will look at some of the most difficult texts in Jewish history. You will understand the history and context in which these passages were written and how modern Jewish thought has moved to an approach based on reconciliation, understanding and peace.
Did Rashi respond Christianity in his Bible commentary?
How did Christian Biblical Commentary influence the Torah commentary of Rashbam?
The 19th blessing of the amidah: who is being cursed? Pt 1
The 19th blessing: who is being cursed? Pt II
The shield and sword of Leon of Modena
Buber and Schmidt: disputation and polemic
Faith after the Holocaust: Rabbi Dr Eliezer Berkowitz