Shira Hecht-Koller opens up Seder Kodashim, introducing its discussion about sacrifices, and considering the role sacrifices play in Jewish life and thought.
Shira Hecht-Koller is the Director of Communal Engagement at Drisha. She has taught Talmud, Jewish Identity and Comparative Ethics, most recently at SAR High School. She is a founding member of the Orthodox Leadership Project and was a Paradigm Fellow at the Paideia Institute of Jewish Studies in Stockholm. She is currently a Fellow in the Senior Educators Cohort of M², The Institute for Experiential Jewish Education. She writes and speaks on topics of Jewish Law and Education, and creative living and family life.
This episode is dedicated by Shira Hecht-Koller the memory of Esther Zuroff z"l (her husband's grandmother), who passed away on February 2, 2018, 17 Shevat 5778. Before moving to Israel she was longtime Director of Students Services at Stern College, beloved by thousands of students for her hospitality, friendship, keen intellect and sharp wit. May her memory be elevated by this learning.