A Shot of Torah – What’s Your Mouth For?

Posted by Levi Cooper on January 15, 2017
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In this week’s episode of A Shot of Torah, Rabbi Dr. Levi Cooper discusses the question of why we use the same orifice for lofty pursuits and for the mundane act of eating? He shares a colorful tale told by the Ben Ish Hai that offers a perspective on this question.

A Shot of Torah with Levi Cooper is the continuation of The Maggid of Melbourne Speaks. A Shot of Torah is an ongoing series by Rabbi Dr. Levi Cooper – teacher of Hasidut, community rabbi, lawyer, IDF reservist, father to six and native Australian – in which he shares some short Torah ideas on topics of current interest from his Pardes classroom, his research and from his shul in Zur Hadassa. To the Beit Midrash!

See elmad.pardes.org/a-shot-of-torah for more episodes in the series.

About Levi Cooper

Levi teaches Bible, Hasidut, Maimonides and Midrash at Pardes. Originally from Australia, Levi holds an LL.B., LL.M. and Ph.D. from the Law Faculty of Bar-Ilan University, and is a member of the Israel Bar Association. He is currently an adjunct professor in the Law Faculty of Bar-Ilan University and post-doctoral fellow in the Law Faculty of Tel Aviv University. Click here to read more.

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