In the latest episode of A Shot of Torah, Rabbi Dr. Levi Cooper, The Maggid of Melbourne, looks at the first verse of the book of Shemot which describes the move down to Egypt of the children of Jacob. He cites the Boyaner Rebbe, before adding his own angle on how to grapple with dire straights and life’s challenges.
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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.