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 […]
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Ancient Perceptions on Jewish Diaspora
Center for Jewish Law Presents Annual Ivan Meyer Lecture in Jewish Law on February 9
Annual Ivan Meyer Lecture in Jewish Law
Yair Lorberbaum to Discuss the Concept of the Decree of Scripture in the Thought of Maimonides on February 6
Ivan Meyer Lecture in Jewish Law
Visiting Scholar Hannah Kasher to Discuss Ultimate Punishment According to Jewish Philosophy at Feb. 15 Center for Jewish Law Lecture
Puah Institute Course at Yeshiva University
Yeshiva University and Puah Institute Partner to Offer Certificate Program for Rabbis
Professor Gerald J. Blidstein To Speak on Human Dignity and Jewish Law at YU’s Center For Jewish Law
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.”
Economics Professor Aaron Levine Featured in Time.com Article on Jewish Law and the Financial Crisis
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 Raises Unusual and Tricky Dilemma for Jewish Law
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?
Medical and Rabbinic Experts Discuss Intersection of Fertility Treatments and Jewish Law
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
YESHIVA UNIVERSITY CENTER FOR THE JEWISH FUTURE CO-SPONSORS CONFERENCE ON MEDICAL ETHICS OF FERTILITY, MODERN MEDICINE, AND JEWISH LAW