Podcast: Yehoshua Pfeffer on the Coronavirus and Rethinking the Relationship between Haredim and Israeli Society https://mosaicmagazine.com/observation/israel-zionism/2021/02/podcast-yehoshua-pfeffer-on-the-coronavirus-and-rethinking-the-relationship-between-haredim-and-israeli-society/

The coronavirus has dramatized the tensions in Israeli society. This week, a ḥaredi communal leader joins us to chart a path forward.

February 11, 2021 | Tikvah Podcast at Mosaic, Yehoshua Pfeffer
About the author: A weekly podcast, produced in partnership with the Tikvah Fund, offering up the best thinking on Jewish thought and culture. Yehoshua Pfeffer, a rabbi and rabbinical judge, holds a law degree from the Hebrew University and clerked at the Israel Supreme Court. He has taught at a number of yeshivas, published widely on Jewish law and thought, and is currently directing programs for the haredi community in Israel for the Tikvah Fund.

Ḥaredi Jews block traffic in the city of Bnai Brak as a protest against the Israeli government’s third coronavirus lockdown on December 27, 2020. Ilia Yefimovich/picture alliance via Getty Images.

This Week’s Guest: Yehoshua Pfeffer

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