A Shot of Torah: *Coronavirus Special* Fasting during a pandemic

Posted by Levi Cooper on July 9, 2020
Topics: The Maggid of Melbourne, The 17th of Tammuz and The 9 Days, Tisha B'av, The Three Weeks

A Shot of Torah: *Coronavirus Special*

Fasting during a pandemic

Should we fast on 17th Tammuz as a plague rages around us? Levi shares how he dealt with this question in his community in Zur Hadassa.

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Credits
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. You can find books written by Levi by clicking here

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