This class finishes setting the stage for the Middle Age. It introduces critical frames for view Jewish history, particular the hermeneutic battle and the theology of exile. In addition, it tells the story of a little known reappearance of Jewish sovereignty in the 7th century.
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.