• December 2, 2022
  • 8 5783, Kislev
  • פרשת ויצא

The Development of Sephardi Psak in Islamic Lands

The Development of Sephardi Psak in Islamic Lands

Join Rabbanit Shira Mirvis and explore the religious doctrine, method of Halachic decision making (psak), and world view of a number of central personalities amongst the Rabbinic figures of Islamic countries in recent generations.

January 16, 2022 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Development of Sephardi Psak in Islamic Lands: Rishon Lezion Rabbi Ben Zion Chai Uziel
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January 23, 2022 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Development of Sephardi Psak in Islamic Lands: Rav Yosef Messas
January 30, 2022 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Development of Sephardi Psak in Islamic Lands: Rav Messas & Rav Ovadia in machloket
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We will discuss their differing opinions, specifically on those who do not keep shabbat.

February 6, 2022 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Development of Sephardi Psak in Islamic Lands: The Ben Ish Chai on Aggadot Talmudiyot
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February 13, 2022 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Development of Sephardi Psak in Islamic Lands: Rav Yosef Kapach
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February 20, 2022 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Development of Sephardi Psak in Islamic Lands: Rav Kapach cont’d / Rav Moshe Kalphon
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Rabbanit Shira Marili Mirvis serves as the sole spiritual leader and halachic authority for the Bet Knesset, Shirat Tamar, in Efrat. She is the first woman ever to serve in such a role in Israel. Rabbanit Shira is a graduate of the Susi Bradfield Women’s Institute of Halakhic Leadership (WIHL) at Ohr Torah Stone’s Midreshet Lindenbaum. She also holds a bachelor's degree in psychology and teaches Torah for various religious institutes in Israel. Rabbanit Shira lives in Efrat with her husband, Shlomo, and five children.