Class two focuses on the Golden Age as a time of cultural fusion and thriving life. But the challenges which language and philosophy pose to tradition Jewish life were laid in this era as well, and the future may not look as rosy as the past.
This session was given as part of The Marilyn and Sigi z”l Ziering Omer Program.
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Mike teaches Hassidut, 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.