Torah for Tough Times: Prayer for the Communities Attacked

Posted by Levi Cooper on October 17, 2023
Topics: The Maggid of Melbourne, Torah for Tough Times

On October 7, as Jews around the world were celebrating Simchat Torah, terrorists crossed into Israel attacking communities across southern Israel. While left reeling from the pain of this tragedy, many of us are wondering, how do we pray during a time such as this? What guidance does the Torah have for us during such tough times?

In the second episode of this 3-part series, Rabbi Dr. Levi Cooper explore what prayers could be said for those southern communities affected by this tragedy.

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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