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Event Series Event Series: CLE 2024-25

CLE: War Ethics in the Jewish Legal Tradition

Thursday, June 26, 2025
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.

War involves a host of moral and legal dilemmas.

This session will explore these issues from a Jewish perspective: How do we know when war is just? How should we deal with innocent civilians? How are Jewish legal ideals incorporated into the conduct of the IDF?

Underwritten by the Alan Papernick Educational Institute Endowment Fund. 





Patti Dziekan

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