*Coronavirus Special* Laws of Government: Outdoor prayers on Friday night

Posted by Levi Cooper on May 6, 2020
Topics: A Shot of Torah

Laws of Government 17: Outdoor prayers on Friday night

The Maggid of Melbourne discusses the question of a particular Friday night prayer – Berakha Mei‘en Sheva – and whether we should say it during while Government guidelines prevent us from praying in synagogues. A glance at the questions that come across the desk of a community rabbi in this Corona age.

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