The first in a series of five, this class introduces the origins of Spanish Jewry from the perspective of the historical documentation as well as their own inner narrative. It covers the period from the end of the Roman Empire, through the Visigothic kingdom up to the birth of the Caliphate of Cordoba.
This session was given as part of The Marilyn and Sigi z”l Ziering Omer Program.
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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. Mike has been active in Jewish education, formal and informal, for many years. Click here to read more.