The Jewish Story Episode 19 — Call of the Spirit, Call of the Flesh

Posted by Mike Feuer on July 16, 2017
Topics: The Jewish Story, History

The 10th and 11th centuries of Jewish life in Al Andalus were so rich and productive that they were known as the Golden Age. The Jews struck root deeply in the soil of Muslim culture, and produced warriors, philosophers and poets. In this time of passion, it was not clear what would define Am Yisrael – the call of the spirit or the call of the flesh.


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About Mike Feuer

Mike teaches Hasidut, Rav Kook, Halakhah at Pardes. He has learned Torah in a number of Jerusalem area institutions, including Yeshivat HaMivtar, the Mir Yeshiva and Sulam Yaakov. He received smicha (rabbinic ordination) from Sulam Yaakov in conjunction with completing the Israeli Rabbinate’s laws of kashrut certification. Rav Mike is creating a wondering Jewish history podcast. To learn more on how you can support his podcast please visit Michael Feuer on Patreon. Mike also has been active in Jewish education, formal and informal, for many years. To learn more about his experiences visit the Pardes website to read more.

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