On Thursday, January 24, Yeshivat Chovevei Torah and Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies presented an evening of conversation on the topic of Jews and their various religious views. Join by Rabbi Dov Linzer, President & Rosh HaYeshiva of YCT, he tackled these differences with Rabbi Daniel Sperber and Pardes’s Rabbi Rahel Berkovits. This is the podcast recording of that evening. You can learn more about the evening itself by visiting the event page.
Rahel Berkovits is a senior faculty member at the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem, where she has been teaching Mishnah, Talmud and halakha for over twenty years. Rahel lectures widely in both Israel and abroad especially on topics concerning women and Jewish law and a Jewish sexual ethic. She is the Halakhic Editor and a writer for Hilkhot Nashim the Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance’s Halakhic Source-guide Series, recently published by Koren Publishing. Rahel is a founding member of Congregation Shirah Hadasha, a halakhic partnership Synagogue, and serves on their halakha committee. In June 2015, Rahel received Rabbinic Ordination from Rabbis Herzl Hefter and Daniel Sperber. Click here to read more.