Rabbi Brian Doyle-Du Breuil retired in 2022 as professor of Hebrew and Hebrew Bible at the KU Leuven in Belgium. A graduate of The School of Jewish Theology and Abraham Geiger College (Potsdam), he was ordained in Berlin in December 2022 and continues to serve as rabbi to the International Jewish Centre in Brussels.

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11:45-12:45 Geel/Yellow (2A)

Thema 2 - Muziek, spiritualiteit en beweging / Music, spirituality and movement

Darkness You Can Feel: The Plague of Darkness as Depression (EN)

Many describe the darkness of depression as something tangible, something you can feel. Is this the kind of darkness alluded to in Exodus 10, 21-23 – the ninth plague? What do the sages and contemporary psychology have to say?