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CLE: Usury: Paying Interest on Loans in Jewish Law

Thursday, January 25
8:30 AM EST -10:45 AM EST

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.

This might sound like a boring topic.

But have you ever wondered why God would care about interest on loans? Or how Jews ended up being money lenders for centuries? Or how this reality led to unfortunate antisemitic stereotypes about Jews and money? There may be some material “of interest” here after all…

Underwritten by the Alan Papernick Educational Institute Endowment Fund. 





Patti Dziekan

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