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Scholar in Residence: Chaim Saiman

Friday, October 19, 2018 10 Cheshvan 5779

All Day for 1 DaysKesher Israel

Co-sponsored by Andrew and Elanit Jakabovics

Drashah: Is halakhah Jewish law? Why this is a harder question than you may think. 

Lunch and Learn: Swords and Sword Culture
Shiur will follow kiddush at 12:30pm. Babysitting for children ages 2+ available in the bayit. Lunch will be served after shiur. 

Pre-Mincha Shiur: Between Christian ethics and American law: Chazal meet the Good Samaritan on the road to Jericho.

Seudah Shlishit Talk: What is the theology of Star Wars and why should we care about it?

Chaim Saiman is a scholar of Jewish law, insurance law and private law at Villanova University, and has served as a visiting professor at Harvard University, University of Pennsylvania, and Princeton University. He received his B.S. from Georgia State University and his J.D. from Columbia University School of Law, and has studied at Yeshivat Har Etzion and Yeshivat Keren B'Yavne in Israel. His book, Halakhah: The Rabbinic Idea of Law, was recently published by Princeton University Press. 

Register HERE for Lunch and Learn

Member: $16 adult/$10 child (must be logged-in to your account)
General Community: $32 adult/$20 child
Deadline for registration is Tuesday, October 16th at 12pm. 

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