173 episodes

Rabbi Dr. Levi Cooper, the Maggid of Melbourne, teacher of Hasidut, community rabbi, lawyer, IDF reservist and father to six – shares a straight shot of Torah on topics of current interest from his Pardes classroom, his research and from his shul in Zur Hadassa. L'chaim!

A Shot of Torah Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 4.9 • 13 Ratings

Rabbi Dr. Levi Cooper, the Maggid of Melbourne, teacher of Hasidut, community rabbi, lawyer, IDF reservist and father to six – shares a straight shot of Torah on topics of current interest from his Pardes classroom, his research and from his shul in Zur Hadassa. L'chaim!

    Halakha of the Harvest: Music to My Ears

    Halakha of the Harvest: Music to My Ears

    Halakha of the Harvest with the Maggid of Melbourne, Levi Cooper

    Fruit and vegetables are part of healthy living. In this series, the Maggid of Melbourne looks at some of the halakhic issues associated with defining what is a fruit and what is a vegetable.



    Join Levi – the apple of Pardes’ eye – on this worldwide tour of exotic plant life, as he goes bananas, cherry-picking different topics, comparing apples and oranges, and trying to plumb the depths of different fruit and vegetables, while occasionally finding himself in a pickle.



    A special podcast series in honor of the Shemitta year, albeit looking at an entirely different angle of agriculture and Jewish law. A series that promises to bear fruit. Don’t wait to hear about this through the grapevine: Tune in now!



    Episode 16: Music to My Ears





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    Credits - This podcast series is a production of Pardes North America.

    Rabbi Dr. Levi Cooper - Pardes Faculty and A Shot of Torah Podcast Host

    Rabbi Adam Titcher - Executive Producer

    Halakha of the Harvest: Desert Manna

    Halakha of the Harvest: Desert Manna

    Halakha of the Harvest with the Maggid of Melbourne, Levi Cooper

    Fruit and vegetables are part of healthy living. In this series, the Maggid of Melbourne looks at some of the halakhic issues associated with defining what is a fruit and what is a vegetable.



    Join Levi – the apple of Pardes’ eye – on this worldwide tour of exotic plant life, as he goes bananas, cherry-picking different topics, comparing apples and oranges, and trying to plumb the depths of different fruit and vegetables, while occasionally finding himself in a pickle.



    A special podcast series in honor of the Shemitta year, albeit looking at an entirely different angle of agriculture and Jewish law. A series that promises to bear fruit. Don’t wait to hear about this through the grapevine: Tune in now!



    Episode 15: Desert Manna





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    Credits - This podcast series is a production of Pardes North America.

    Rabbi Dr. Levi Cooper - Pardes Faculty and A Shot of Torah Podcast Host

    Rabbi Adam Titcher - Executive Producer

    Halakha of the Harvest: Cuppa Coffee or Hot Chocolate

    Halakha of the Harvest: Cuppa Coffee or Hot Chocolate

    Halakha of the Harvest with the Maggid of Melbourne, Levi Cooper

    Fruit and vegetables are part of healthy living. In this series, the Maggid of Melbourne looks at some of the halakhic issues associated with defining what is a fruit and what is a vegetable.



    Join Levi – the apple of Pardes’ eye – on this worldwide tour of exotic plant life, as he goes bananas, cherry-picking different topics, comparing apples and oranges, and trying to plumb the depths of different fruit and vegetables, while occasionally finding himself in a pickle.



    A special podcast series in honor of the Shemitta year, albeit looking at an entirely different angle of agriculture and Jewish law. A series that promises to bear fruit. Don’t wait to hear about this through the grapevine: Tune in now!



    Episode 14: Cuppa Coffee or Hot Chocholate





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    Credits - This podcast series is a production of Pardes North America.

    Rabbi Dr. Levi Cooper - Pardes Faculty and A Shot of Torah Podcast Host

    Rabbi Adam Titcher - Executive Producer

    Halakha of the Harvest: A Spoonful of Sugar

    Halakha of the Harvest: A Spoonful of Sugar

    Halakha of the Harvest with the Maggid of Melbourne, Levi Cooper

    Fruit and vegetables are part of healthy living. In this series, the Maggid of Melbourne looks at some of the halakhic issues associated with defining what is a fruit and what is a vegetable.



    Join Levi – the apple of Pardes’ eye – on this worldwide tour of exotic plant life, as he goes bananas, cherry-picking different topics, comparing apples and oranges, and trying to plumb the depths of different fruit and vegetables, while occasionally finding himself in a pickle.



    A special podcast series in honor of the Shemitta year, albeit looking at an entirely different angle of agriculture and Jewish law. A series that promises to bear fruit. Don’t wait to hear about this through the grapevine: Tune in now!



    Episode 13: A Spoonful of Sugar





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    Credits - This podcast series is a production of Pardes North America.

    Rabbi Dr. Levi Cooper - Pardes Faculty and A Shot of Torah Podcast Host

    Rabbi Adam Titcher - Executive Producer

    Halakha of the Harvest: Drink Your Asparagus

    Halakha of the Harvest: Drink Your Asparagus

    Halakha of the Harvest with the Maggid of Melbourne, Levi Cooper

    Fruit and vegetables are part of healthy living. In this series, the Maggid of Melbourne looks at some of the halakhic issues associated with defining what is a fruit and what is a vegetable.



    Join Levi – the apple of Pardes’ eye – on this worldwide tour of exotic plant life, as he goes bananas, cherry-picking different topics, comparing apples and oranges, and trying to plumb the depths of different fruit and vegetables, while occasionally finding himself in a pickle.



    A special podcast series in honor of the Shemitta year, albeit looking at an entirely different angle of agriculture and Jewish law. A series that promises to bear fruit. Don’t wait to hear about this through the grapevine: Tune in now!



    Episode 12: Drink Your Asparagus

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    Credits - This podcast series is a production of Pardes North America.

    Rabbi Dr. Levi Cooper - Pardes Faculty and A Shot of Torah Podcast Host

    Rabbi Adam Titcher - Executive Producer

    Halakha of the Harvest: Cashew Apples

    Halakha of the Harvest: Cashew Apples

    Halakha of the Harvest with the Maggid of Melbourne, Levi Cooper

    Fruit and vegetables are part of healthy living. In this series, the Maggid of Melbourne looks at some of the halakhic issues associated with defining what is a fruit and what is a vegetable.



    Join Levi – the apple of Pardes’ eye – on this worldwide tour of exotic plant life, as he goes bananas, cherry-picking different topics, comparing apples and oranges, and trying to plumb the depths of different fruit and vegetables, while occasionally finding himself in a pickle.



    A special podcast series in honor of the Shemitta year, albeit looking at an entirely different angle of agriculture and Jewish law. A series that promises to bear fruit. Don’t wait to hear about this through the grapevine: Tune in now!



    Episode 11: Cashew Apples





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    Credits - This podcast series is a production of Pardes North America.

    Rabbi Dr. Levi Cooper - Pardes Faculty and A Shot of Torah Podcast Host

    Rabbi Adam Titcher - Executive Producer

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

paulallison704 ,

Great podcast

This is a highly engaging and enjoyable podcast! Rabbi Cooper expertly weaves together Jewish law, thought, philosophy and culture. I love every episode!

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