Purim: Kimu v’Kiblu — Human Partnership and the Divine Covenant

Posted by Rahel Berkovits on March 5, 2017
Topics: Pardes from Jerusalem: Weekly Parsha Podcast, Esther, Purim


In this special podcast for Purim, Rabbi Rahel Berkovits discusses the gemara Shabbat, which claims that the Jewish people were forced to accept the Torah at Sinai, and only on Purim did they truly agree to the covenant of their free will.

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About Rahel Berkovits

Rahel teaches Mishnah, Talmud and Halakha at Pardes. She has spent many years studying Talmud and Jewish texts in both traditional and academic frameworks at Midreshet Lindenbaum, The Shalom Hartman Institute, and Hebrew University in both the Talmud and Jewish education departments. In 2015, Rahel completed her studies at Beit Midrash Har’el and received ordination from Rabbi Herzl Hefter and Rabbi Daniel Sperber. Click here to read more.

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