“There’s a divinity that shapes our ends”: Hamlet and Torah Tradition — With Rabbi Dr. Ari Berman
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What is the relationship between values and action? How does one move forward when “time is out of joint”? In this episode, Yeshiva University President Rabbi Dr. Ari Berman draws from his experiences as an educator, father, and academic leader to discuss the themes and human experiences central to Shakespeare’s Hamlet that complement and contrast similar stories from Torah tradition.


Audio Credits: 

Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, BBC Radio, 2018

Hamlet, dir. Gregory Doran (2010)


Hosted by Straus Center Resident Scholar Dr. Shaina Trapedo

Produced by Uri Westrich and Sam Gelman

Outro by Straus Scholar Ayelet Brown


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