This post was originally published on this siteThis episode features “Teshuva — The Great Turning: The Moral and Mystical Promise,” a presentation by Rabbi Daniel Landes which discusses different approaches to Teshuva based on the writings of Rav Kook. A three-page source sheet is available:http://elmad.pardes.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/pfj_2_Teshuva.pdf Please let us know your comments and thoughts about the podcast, write us at: podcast@pardesusa.org. For more information about Pardes, visit our website, www.pardes.org.il.

This post was originally published on this siteWelcome to the first episode of «Pardes from Jerusalem», our new podcast series. This episode features “The Rabbi and the Prostitute,” a presentation by Rabbi Daniel Landes which discusses the famous Talmudic story found in tractate Menahot, page 44a. A handout of the Talmudic source and English translation is available:http://elmad.pardes.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/The_Rabbi_and_the_Prostitute.pdf Please let us know your comments and thoughts about the podcast, write us