Lecture by Rabbi Dr. Nathan Lopes Cardozo
A panel discussion between Rabbi Dr. Nathan Lopes Cardozo, Rabbi Dr. Eugene Korn and Rabbi Francis Nataf on: Non-Jewish Suffering and the Contemporary Torah World. The discussion took place in Jerusalem at Yad HaRav Nissim on Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Rabbi Cardozo’s lecture at Limmud, London 2009 The video is in 8 parts, which will load automatically in most browsers.
Rabbi Cardozo shows how the tradition of Sukkot teaches us the wisdom of paradox. Among the many insights, he touches upon the paradox of two classic philosophers by embracing opposite perceptions of this world. Arthur Schopenhauer, a German philosopher known for his ultimate pessimism and Greek philosopher Epicurus, who’s purpose of philosophy was to attain happiness and tranquility.
Rabbi Dr. Nathan Lopes Cardozo speaks of his secular upbringing and memories of studying the philosophies of Baruch Spinoza with his father. He goes on to discuss his own spiritual path, ideas of spiritual satisfaction, freedom and time.