*Coronavirus Special* Laws of Government: Halakha and the Health Ministry

Posted by Levi Cooper on March 8, 2020
Topics: A Shot of Torah

Laws of Government 14: Halakha and the Health Ministry

With the Coronavirus (COVID-19) spreading and governments imposing various restrictions, Levi examines the question of whether it is a halakhic obligation to follow Government guidelines? The Maggid of Melbourne adds poignant words about the meaning of community in times like this.

Levi’s halakhic guidelines for his community in Zur Hadassa are available in Hebrew – Download now.
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As Israel strives to form a new government, elected leaders jockey for position, and the people pine for stability – Levi Cooper explores aspects of government from the perspective of Jewish
Law. A timely new podcast series with the Maggid of Melbourne. TO THE BEIT MIDRASH!

Credits
Rabbi Levi Cooper – Pardes Faculty and A Shot of Torah Podcast 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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