This Pardes Life — Season 2, Episode 7 with Rick Goldberg

Posted by Alex Israel on January 22, 2017
Topics: This Pardes Life

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In this episode of This Pardes Life, Rabbi Alex Israel talks to Rick Goldberg. Rick is a longstanding friend of Pardes who has written “Judaism in Biological Perspective: Biblical Lore and Judaic Practices.” The conversation discusses topics as varied as Judaism’s view of the “Yetzer”, the sexual drive, a biological view of the effects of Jewish marital law and even why synagogue services are so long!


See www.elmad.pardes.org/thispardeslife for other episodes in this series.

About Alex Israel

Alex teaches Bible at Pardes and is the Director of the Community Education Program and the Summer Program. Alex was born and raised in London. He holds degrees from London School of Economics, the Institute of Education London and Bar-Ilan University. Alex studied at Yeshivat Har Etzion under Rav Aharon Lichtenstein and Rav Yehudah Amital, and gained Rabbinic ordination from the Israeli Rabbinate. Click here to read more.

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