Two Weekly Courses Explore Jewish Holidays and Evolving Relationship of Medicine and Jewish Law Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future (CJF) will present a new semester of its Community Beit Midrash Program beginning February 10 with a six-week series of talks by two faculty members, Rabbi Kenneth Brander, vice president for university and community life at YU, and…
Center for Jewish Law Presents Annual Ivan Meyer Lecture in Jewish Law on February 9
Yair Lorberbaum to Discuss the Concept of the Decree of Scripture in the Thought of Maimonides on February 6
Visiting Scholar Hannah Kasher to Discuss Ultimate Punishment According to Jewish Philosophy at Feb. 15 Center for Jewish Law Lecture
Yeshiva University and Puah Institute Partner to Offer Certificate Program for Rabbis
The Yeshiva University (YU) Center for Jewish Law and Contemporary Civilization (CJL) at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law will present their Annual Ivan Meyer Lecture in Jewish Law on Wednesday, March 18 at 6:30 PM at the Jacob Burns Moot Court Room, 55 Fifth Avenue at 12th Street, New York, NY. Professor Gerald J. Blidstein, the Ivan Meyer Visiting Scholar in Comparative Jewish Law, will speak on the subject of “Human Dignity as a Norm of Jewish Law.”
Aaron Levine’s analysis of the current financial meltdown through the lens of Jewish law was the subject of an article, ‘The Financial Crisis: What Would the Talmud Do?’ published on Time.com on Oct. 10.
Separating conjoined twins presents frighteningly complex moral challenges. Advances in surgical procedures have given doctors newfound ability to separate conjoined twins and improve their chances for survival. However, often one child will live only at the expense of his twin. Who is in a position to make that decision, and how is one to asses which life takes precedence?
Recent medical developments have given rise to revolutionary means of treatment for infertility, yet many of the methods are fraught with halakhic (Jewish legal) complexities.
YESHIVA UNIVERSITY CENTER FOR THE JEWISH FUTURE CO-SPONSORS CONFERENCE ON MEDICAL ETHICS OF FERTILITY, MODERN MEDICINE, AND JEWISH LAW