Taking a short break from Psalms, Rabbi Dr. Levi Cooper who just got back from the Jewish community of Turkey, considers the historic names of Istanbul, linking one of the names to the biblical injunction against falsehood (Exodus 23:7).
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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.