Yeshiva University Mourns the Passing of Rabbi Dr. Aaron Levine The University is saddened by the loss of Rabbi Dr. Aaron Levine, Samson and Halina Bitensky Professor of Economics at Yeshiva College, who passed away on April 20. A noted authority on Jewish commercial law, Rabbi Levine’s research specialty was the interface between economics and halakha…
The Center for Ethics at YU Launches New Online Essay Series
To advance its mission of promoting thoughtful, informed discussion of contemporary ethical issues throughout the University and beyond, the Center for Ethics is initiating a series of online essays on Ethics in Public Life. The series will feature relatively brief opinion pieces by faculty and other members of the YU community. Some will be based on talks given at Center events. Others will be written expressly for this online forum. Original essays will be supplemented on occassion by articles previously published elsewhere. Topics for discussion will include public leadership, academic integrity, business conduct and professional ethics.
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.