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2021-2022 Continuing Legal Education Series
Thursday, February 17, 2022 @ 8:30 AM - 10:45 AM
One event on Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 8:30 AM
One event on Thursday, December 9, 2021 at 8:30 AM
One event on Thursday, February 17, 2022 at 8:30 AM
One event on Thursday, April 7, 2022 at 8:30 AM
One event on Thursday, June 30, 2022 at 8:30 AM
The Alan Papernick Educational Institute Endowment Fund presents
A 6-Part Series taught by Foundation Scholar Rabbi Dr. Danny Schiff
Earn up to 12 CLE credits! Each session is a stand-alone unit, you can take one class or all 6.
All Sessions are held on Zoom, Thursdays, 8:30-10:45 AM:
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The approaching Jewish year 5782 will be a sabbatical year. The Torah instructs that during every seventh year the land must lie fallow. This commandment has powerful economic and environmental implications. But what significance does it have for Jews in 2021?
The global gambling industry is now worth more than five hundred billion dollars. From bingo to baccarat to betting online, gambling has become ubiquitous. But is it ethical? Is a Jew permitted to gamble? What do our sources have to say on this issue that is as old as humanity?
Every year, tens of thousands choose to become Jewish. Conversion goes back to our oldest texts. But who is eligible for conversion, and what is the process? What are the Jewish legal requirements for conversion, and why has this area become so controversial in contemporary Jewish life?
Physical enhancements to make us look better and function better are becoming more sophisticated every year. A huge enhancement industry continues to grow. But are all physical upgrades simply a matter of personal choice? Jewish law has some important insights.
One of the weightiest conversations on our national agenda surrounds the issue of reparations for past wrongs and injustices. When mistreatments occurred in previous generations, how does that obligate us today? The Jewish historic experience offers some useful approaches to consider.
Amazingly enough, autonomous vehicles will soon be part of our daily lives. But it turns out that autonomous vehicles do raise certain legal issues. Could Jewish law from millennia ago help us think about an invention as cutting-edge as autonomous vehicles? Why not?
With CLE credit: $30/session or $180 all sessions
Without CLE credit: $25/session or $150 all sessions
This course is open to all; you need not be a legal professional to attend.
Underwritten by the Alan Papernick Educational Institute.