Moshe David HaCohen moved almost one year ago with his wife and five children from Israel to Malmö. He serves as the rabbi of the Judiska Församlingen in Malmö as well as co-directs Amanah: The Muslim and Jewish Trust and Faith Project with Imam Salahuddin Barakat – which fosters bonding between the Jewish and Muslim communities in Malmö. He is completing his PhD studies and dissertation in Jewish history and philosophy at the University of Haifa.
Akeidat Yitchak or Ishmael” An interactive Beit Midrash/Madrasa learning session
In this interactive session, the participants will engage the public with a joint sharing of the traditional Jewish Beit Midrash and the Muslim Madrasa – learning and comparing interpretations of the Biblical story of the sacrifice of Abraham’s son. Which son was this? Come to find out! Together with Salahudin Barakat
DYING TO LIVE OR LIVING TO DIE? A testimony of Tim Leary and Rabbi Menahem Froman on the deathbed.
Since the spiritual awakening of the hippie counterculture of the sixties, our relation to death has become a focal theme. The publication of the Tibetan Book of the Dead, as well as discussion by Jewish Renewal leaders such as Reb Zalman Shacter Shalomi and Reb Shlomo Carlebach and contemporary Rabbi Menaham Froman in Israel propose a relation to death as a sacred experience rather than a primal human fear. Together with Salahuddin Barakat
Tradition and Sexuality
together with Carmel HaCohen, Fazeela Selberg Zaib, Imam Salahuddin Barakat,
Is Kosher kosher?
Ethical and ecological aspects of the food we are eating