What about a promise made under false pretences? Is there any reason to think that even such an agreement should be honoured? Perhaps the Gibeonites (Joshua, chapter 9) or King Saul (II Samuel, chapter 21) might have something to say about this…
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!
Rabbi Levi Cooper – Pardes Faculty and A Shot of Torah Podcast Host
Adam Titcher – Executive Producer