“These are the Ones who are Strangled”: The Death Penalty According to the Rabbis with Rahel Berkovits

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What can we learn about the meaning of life from studying the Rabbis’ understanding of the death penalty? Which transgressions are a capital crime punishable by strangulation, the only type of the death penalty not explicitly stated in the Torah? Through an in-depth study of the last chapter of Mishnah Tractate Sanhedrin we will unpack these questions and also gain a deeper understanding about the relationship between parents and children, as well as Prophets, Rabbis, and the nation. 

Sundays: 8:00-10:00 PM IDT, 1:00-3:00 PM EST
7 Sessions- Oct. 23rd, 30th, Nov. 6th, 13th, (no class Nov. 20th), 27th, Dec. 4th, Dec. 11th.

If you have any questions, please email darielle@pardes.org