Pigs in Jewish Law and Lore: Permitting the Forbidden

Posted by Levi Cooper on January 19, 2023
Topics: The Maggid of Melbourne Speaks, Pigs in Jewish Law and Lore

Pigs in Jewish Law and Lore with the Maggid of Melbourne, Levi Cooper

The Maggid of Melbourne was recently on a research trip to Frankfurt am Main, Germany. While in residence at the Max Planck Institute for Legal History and Legal Theory, Levi Cooper delved into various aspects of pigs in Jewish law and Jewish lore. Thanks to guidance from the local rabbinic leadership and the KosherScan app, Levi had no problems keeping kosher, but this did not stop him embarking on an intellectual voyage of discovery.

 

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

This podcast is a production of Pardes North America.

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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. You can find books written by Levi by clicking here

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