Starting with Genesis 18:1-2, Rabbi Dr. Levi Cooper, the Maggid of Melbourne considers a famous talmudic passage and a teaching of the Baal Shem Tov about hakhnasat orhim (welcoming guests). In this podcast, Rabbi Cooper looks into whether there is significance to where this teaching is printed?
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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.