Rabbi Wein.com The Voice of Jewish History

Aegean Adventure
4 Lectures

Item #: S308

image description

2 ways to order:

CD:

List Price:
$36.00
Members Pay:
$19.80
Learn more about membership

MP3 (Download):

List Price:
$16.00
Members Pay:
$8.80
Learn more about membership
Questions? 800-499-9346 Satisfaction Guaranteed SSL secure site

Item Description:

Drawing on Talmudic sources, Berel Wein's Aegean Adventure, discusses the precarious relationship between Jewish and Greek civilizations during the Classical era. The rabbis of the time did a tightrope walk over the pervasive Greek culture, attempting to counter Greek paganism, immorality, and violence while embracing its language and aesthetics. Modern Jews have much to learn from their balancing act Rabbi Wein also describes Jewish life in the Ottoman Empire-16th through the 19th centuries. Turkish Jews flourished as scholars and businessmen through most of the Empire's reign, despite pervasive corruption and discrimination against the Jews. As the Empire weakened and discrimination increased, Zionism took a necessary center stage. Uncover the Ottoman journey from golden exile to aliyah.

Select The Lecture You'd Like To Download By Clicking On The Lecture Title Below

Greek Culture and the Mishna
Aegean Adventure
View
Judaism and Greek Culture
Aegean Adventure
View
The Jews and the Ottoman Empire
Aegean Adventure
View
Modern Turkey and the Jews
Aegean Adventure
View

You have downloaded your free lectures. Please wait until next month to download 4 more for free. You may purchase anything from the site at a 45% members only discount.