A Shot of Torah: Halakha and The World Cup

Posted by Levi Cooper on June 26, 2018
Topics: A Shot of Torah

“Rabbi, is there a blessing over… football?” Levi cites a contemporary halakhist who suggests that we should recite blessings over outstanding sportsmen and sportswomen. Perfect for fans of FIFA World Cup!

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About Levi Cooper

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.

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