Laws of Government: Never Tell a Lie?

Posted by Levi Cooper on August 30, 2020
Topics: A Shot of Torah

Laws of Government 12: Never Tell a Lie?

Are politicians permitted to avoid telling the truth? Perhaps lying for the sake of peace is permitted, or is even recommended? What are our expectations for truth-telling from our leaders?

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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!

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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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