In the latest episode of This Pardes Life, Rabbi Alex Israel conducts a fascinating and wide-ranging interview with scholar and author Rabbi Daniel Gordis, which covers his views on Conservative Judaism, the widening gaps between Israeli and US Jewry, and the renewal of Judaism in mainstream Israeli culture.
See www.elmad.pardes.org/thispardeslife for other episodes in this series.
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.