This Pardes Life Season 3 Episode 4: Rapper Matt Bar

Posted by Zvi Hirschfield on December 21, 2017
Topics: This Pardes Life

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Matt Bar is a poet, rapper, Jewish educator and a student of Torah. In this episode of This Pardes Life, Rabbi Zvi Hirschfield and Matt explore how Jewish texts and Jewish wisdom inform his art and how he pursues both his artistic, creative truth along with his ongoing commitment to finding meaning and inspiration in Torah. Matt’s humor, insight and excitement come through in this Rapper-Rabbi havruta.


This Pardes Life sees Pardes teacher Rabbi Zvi Hirshfield gets up close and personal with fellow teachers and alumni talking about life, texts and Pardes. See www.elmad.pardes.org/thispardeslife for other episodes in this series.

About Zvi Hirschfield

Zvi teaches Talmud, Halakha and Jewish Thought at Pardes. In addition Zvi is a faculty member of the Pardes Center for Jewish Educators and has been training and mentoring Jewish Educators for over ten years in Tefilah in educational settings; critical issues in modern Jewish thought; and Israel education. Click here to read more.

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