A Shot of Torah: Under the Tallit

Posted by Levi Cooper on October 29, 2018
Topics: A Shot of Torah


Levi considers the origins of the common practice of taking children under the tallit during the birkat kohanim, the priestly blessing, citing the words of Rabbi Hayim David Halevi.

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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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