Exploring Sacred Spaces Ep. 7: Holy Arks

Posted by Levi Cooper on August 9, 2023
Topics: The Maggid of Melbourne, Exploring Sacred Spaces


In today’s episode of the Maggid of Melbourne’s “Exploring Sacred Spaces” we dive into the significance of the Holy Ark in a synagogue and the dilemma of dealing with an existing Ark when moving to a new space. Various options, from burial to repurposing, are considered within the framework of Jewish Law.

Credits: Rabbi Dr. Levi Cooper – Pardes Faculty

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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