This class is an in depth consideration of the Zohar, both its origins and the role which it plays in Jewish consciousness. Along the way Rav Mike revisits the PaRDeS structure on which his class is framed, highlighting the depth of the questions which the Zohar raises.
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.