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CLE: What Does “An Eye for an Eye” Really Mean?

Thursday, January 12, 2023
8:30 AM EST -10:45 AM EST

Virtual Event

Gefsky Community Scholar Rabbi Danny Schiff

Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023 at 8:30 AM. (Third CLE session.)

The Gefsky Community Scholar position is endowed by the H. Arnold and Adrien B. Gefsky Endowment Fund of the Federation’s Jewish Community Foundation.

THURSDAYS on Zoom, 8:30-10:45 AM, Sep. 22 – June 29, 2023.

The Alan Papernick Educational Institute Endowment Fund presents

A 6-Part Series taught by Foundation Scholar Rabbi Dr. Danny Schiff

Earn 2 ethics credits per class!
Open to all, you need not be a lawyer to attend.

Misunderstandings related to the Torah’s “eye for an eye” penalty have probably led to more antisemitic pronouncements than any other legal provision in the Hebrew bible. In this CLE, Rabbi Schiff will elucidate what “an eye for an eye” really conveys within the Jewish legal mindset.



Patti Dziekan

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