Podcast: Yehoshua Pfeffer on the Response of Ultra-Orthodox Jews to the Coronavirus Pandemic https://mosaicmagazine.com/observation/politics-current-affairs/2020/04/podcast-yehoshua-pfeffer-on-the-response-of-ultra-orthodox-jews-to-the-coronavirus-pandemic/

Ultra-Orthodox Jews have been one of the hardest-hit groups in Israel and elsewhere. Why?

April 23, 2020 | 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.

An Israeli police officer speaking to ultra-Orthodox men outside a yeshiva in Bnei Brak on April 2, 2020. Photo by Flash90.

This Week’s Guest: Yehoshua Pfeffer

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