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Event Series Event Series: CLE 2023-24

CLE: The Legal Dimensions of Shabbat

Thursday, March 28
8:30 AM EDT -10:45 AM EDT

Virtual Event

Cost: With credit: $195 series/$35 each individual class; Without credit: $165 series/$30 each individual class


Gefsky Community Scholar Rabbi Danny Schiff

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

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

In an age in which most “blue laws” have been forgotten, and in which we are apt to see the Sabbath as a religious institution, it is easy to forget that, historically, the parameters of Sabbath observance were precisely legislated. In this CLE, Rabbi Schiff will discuss the Shabbat as a legal institution in American and Jewish law.

Underwritten by the Alan Papernick Educational Institute Endowment Fund. 





Patti Dziekan

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