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Shlomo Yaffe

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Rabbi Shlomo Yaffe is a frequent contributor of articles and media to, is Dean of the Institute of American and Talmudic Law in New York, N.Y., and Rabbi of Congregation B'nai Torah in Springfield. Mass. Rabbi Yaffe has lectured and led seminars throughout North America, as well as in Europe, Asia, Latin America, and Africa.
A reflection on the general verbal ugliness of the last decade
From inner space to outer space
Is There Life on Other Planets?
Gain insight into Torah perspectives on life beyond Earth, the ramifications of unimaginable technological advances, and life in the unexplored depths of ourselves, as seen in the works of the great Jewish thinkers from Maimonides to the Lubavitcher Rebbe...
An Educational Approach of the Lubavitcher Rebbe
Customs and the Jewish Child
Rabbi Yaffe leads a discussion with a group of academics and rabbis at a conference for studying the teachings of the Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson of righteous memory. He focuses on the emphasis placed by the Rebbe on teaching Jewish children to fo...
A Jewish view on synthetic biology
Is Genetic Engineering in the Bible?
Does Torah allow or prohibit genetic engineering? What are the sources in Torah to argue either way?
A 19 Kislev Gathering
Who Is a Chassid?
Rabbi Shlomo Yaffe leads a chassidic "farbrengen" and asks those present to examine and recommit themselves to the core ideas of the Alter Rebbe who was released from imprisonment on this day in 1799.
The Legal Origins of Freedom of Expression
The Right to Free Speech
Is the right to free speech an invention of the Anglo-American legal system or does it have a parallel in Talmudic law? Lawyers ask an expert for clarity on the subject.
Comparing the U.S., Canadian and Talmudic Systems
Bankruptcy Rights and Responsibilities
This course will study bankruptcy laws including voluntary and involuntary insolvency, permissible and impermissible transfer of property from insolvent estates, and the debates on public policy theory. Senator Goldstein presents the Candian system and Ra...
Extrajudicial Execution and Incarceration in Jewish Law
The Bin Ladin Killing
Do the laws of war and international criminal justice adequately address unusual cases such as terrorists, piracy or rogue states? What is the legal basis for targeted assassination? A contrast between contemporary, secular legal thought and the Torah's j...
Vigorous Counsel or Suborning Perjury
Teaching a Client to Lie
One of the most troubling "grey areas" in the practice of law is the question of where a lawyer’s advice crosses the line from helping the client make a good case into providing a recipe for perjury. How is this issue dealt with in the American and in Jud...
For all of us who witnessed 9/11, the death of Osama bin Laden cannot but strike a chord in that place in our hearts that seeks to see revealed justice in our world...
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