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Kitab Al Khazari

09/02/2020 12:57:41 PM

Sep2

Welcome to the Blog page for our new class on Kitab Al Khazari, also known as The Kuzari. 

We will post class notes, recordings, and updates here. If you have any questions, please email Yosef Lopez at yoseflopez@cbsaz.org

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Kuzari Class 3- Does God Really Care? 

09/16/2020 12:34:55 PM

Sep16

Yosef Lopez

In this installment, we open up the words of the Philosopher and explore his beliefs. 

You can see this section on Sefaria. 

We also opened with C.J. Jung's approach to dreams, their symbology, as well as their meaning. You can see that video on YouTube.

How Does Jung's theory of dreams relate to our King of Kuzar? 

How do the Hakhamim of Israel interpret dreams and their meaning? See this source...Read more...

Class 2 of the Kuzari

09/15/2020 12:05:36 PM

Sep15

Yosef Lopez

 

Class two: Rabbi Yehuda HeLevi describes the being asked to defend/ prove Judasim on a philosophical level, and that it reminds him of the story of the King of Khazar. 

Discussion questions: 

Why is the Rabbi in the story referred to as החבר? This translates to friend in English.

What is the meaning of the King of Kuzar's dream? 

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Class 1: Biography of Ribbi Yehuda HaLevy

09/09/2020 09:05:28 AM

Sep9

Yosef Lopez

 

 

Class Notes: 

A comprehensive Biography of Ribbi Yehuda HaLevy can be found here; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Judah_Halevi

Thales of Miletus: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thales_of_Miletus

Pre-Socratic philosophy: https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/presocratics/

 

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