With all the current debates in Israel on Shabbat in public places, the Maggid of Melbourne, Rabbi Dr. Levi Cooper, reflects on what it means to to keep Shabbat, focusing on Pharoah’s words in Exodus 5:9.
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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.