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2020/2021 Continuing Legal Education Series
Thursday, March 18 @ 8:30 AM - 10:45 AM
One event on Thursday, December 3, 2020 at 8:30 AM
One event on Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 8:30 AM
One event on Thursday, March 18, 2021 at 8:30 AM
One event on Thursday, May 6, 2021 at 8:30 AM
One event on Thursday, June 17, 2021 at 8:30 AM
The Alan Papernick Educational Institute Endowment Fund presents:
Tense Topics in Jewish Law
We live in a time of multiple challenges. Controversial issues and struggles confront us daily. But the truth is that Jews have never desisted from addressing tough problems. In fact, we specialize in them. In this year’s CLE series, Rabbi Schiff will dive into a range of “tense topics” – difficult and troubling issues that are both powerfully emotional subjects and have substantive legal ramifications at the same time. Each topic raises significant concerns in our contemporary lives. And Jewish law has something to say on them all.
All Sessions are held on Zoom, Thursdays, 8:30-10:45 AM:
October 15, 2020 – Who is a Jew in Jewish Law?
December 3, 2020 – Surrogacy in Jewish Law
February 18, 2021 – Suicide: Jewish Approaches to the Most Painful Loss
March 18, 2021 – Privacy in Jewish Law
May 6, 2021 – The Legal Status of Jerusalem, the Territories, and Settlements
June 17, 2021 – Jewish Insights on Dealing with Your Parents
Get up to 12 CLE ethics credits!
This course is open to all; you need not be a legal professional to attend.
With CLE/CEU credit: $30/session or $180 all sessions
Without CLE/CEU credit: $25/session or $150 all sessions
Underwritten by the Alan Papernick Educational Institute.