Ashkenazi or Sephardi?

Posted by Levi Cooper on December 18, 2019
Topics: Pardes Live and Mini-Series

This episode is part Pardes’s Community Education Fall Lecture Series: Complex Identities in Israeli Society. This episode featured Rabbi Dr. Levi Cooper – Ashkenazi or Sephardi? The Battle over prayer rites and identity in the State of Israel.

December 4, Rabbi Dr. Sam Lebens – Birth of the Person; Embrace of a People – Click here to listen.
December 11, Jessica Steinberg – The Arab-Israeli in Israeli Film and TV
December 17, Rabbi Dr. Levi Cooper – Ashkenazi or Sephardi?
December 31, Shmuel Rosner – How Israelis Reinvent Judaism

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Rabbi Dr. Levi Cooper – Pardes Faculty and Lecturing Host
Adam Titcher – Executive Producer

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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