Two paths of mystical tradition emerged from the culture of 13th century Christian Spain, and they are both still with us today. This class explores the difference between myth and allegory in the context of Jewish mysticism and opens the question of – whence the Zohar?
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.