This Pardes Life — Season 2, Episode 5 with Rabbi Rahel Berkovits

Posted by Zvi Hirschfield on December 11, 2016
Topics: This Pardes Life

In addition to demonstrating a creative and text-based approach to understanding mishna, in this podcast, Rabbi Zvi Hirschfield and Rabbi Rahel Berkovits discuss how classical rabbinical texts are central in the discussion of feminism and the role of women in contemporary Jewish life. Rahel also shares her own personal take on many of these issues.

The text used to accompany this podcast is Mishna Berakhot ch 3. See attached source sheet or online source sheet at

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About Zvi Hirschfield

Zvi teaches Talmud, Halakha and Jewish Thought at Pardes. In addition Zvi is a faculty member of the Pardes Center for Jewish Educators and has been training and mentoring Jewish Educators for over ten years in Tefilah in educational settings; critical issues in modern Jewish thought; and Israel education. Click here to read more.

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