The Maggid of Melbourne: There is no Replacement for a Brother

Posted by Levi Cooper on October 12, 2015
Topics: A Shot of Torah with Levi Cooper, Cain and Abel, History of Modern Israel, Politics


In 5 minutes, Levi Cooper considers the recent unrest in Israel in light of the tragedy of Cain and Abel.

The Maggid of Melbourne 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!

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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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