Rabbi Rahel Berkovits speaks on Sexuality and Sanctity – Desire and Pleasure before an audience at Valley Beit Midrash in Paradise Valley, AZ. Thanks to Rabbi Dr. Shmuly Yanklowitz and the Valley Beit Midrash for the recording.
*Explicit Content* – The material in this lecture contains frank discussion about human sexuality. Discretion is advised.
Rahel Berkovits is a senior faculty member at the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem, where she has been teaching Mishnah, Talmud and halakha for over twenty years. Rahel lectures widely in both Israel and abroad especially on topics concerning women and Jewish law and a Jewish sexual ethic. She is the Halakhic Editor and a writer for Hilkhot Nashim the Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance’s Halakhic Source-guide Series, recently published by Koren Publishing. Rahel is a founding member of Congregation Shirah Hadasha, a halakhic partnership Synagogue, and serves on their halakha committee. In June 2015, Rahel received Rabbinic Ordination from Rabbis Herzl Hefter and Daniel Sperber. Click here to read more.