Upcoming Event

Rabbinic Responses to Pandemic (Season 2) 4-part Series

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm, EDT

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Pardes Faculty: Rabbi Dr. Levi Cooper

Dates and Time: 10 am Pacific / 1 pm Eastern / 8 pm Israel

Apr 20, 2021
Apr 27, 2021
May 4, 2021
May 11, 2021

Course Description: In 1831, the Second Cholera Pandemic struck Posen. Rabbi Akiva Eger was commended by the king of Prussia for his leadership during this trying time. In this four-part series we will meet this Talmudic giant and explore the different strategies he employed, while reflecting on our own experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic relating to several areas:

  • Reciting Kaddish
  • Navigating the High-Holidays
  • Are there mystical solutions to a plague?
  • Leadership in a pandemic

This course costs $36 and will include recordings of the lectures for all paying participants. If you have not made a payment yet, please email Simon@pardes.org.

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