Rabbi Schiff

An IDF soldier facing the Western Wall with an Israeli flag on their right shoulder

CLE: War Ethics in the Jewish Legal Tradition

Thursday, June 26, 2025 @ 8:30 AM - 10:45 AM EDT
Virtual

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

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A picture of Jewish text to the left and a split Israel flag to the right. A Lady Justice statue stands on the right.

CLE: Jewish Law in the Legal System of Israel

Thursday, May 1, 2025 @ 8:30 AM - 10:45 AM EDT
Virtual

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

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Hebrew text on puzzle pieces

CLE: Understanding the Structure of Jewish Legal Texts

Thursday, March 27, 2025 @ 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM EDT
Virtual

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

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CLE: Legalizing Cannabis Is it Jewishly Acceptable?

Thursday, January 16, 2025 @ 8:30 AM - 10:45 AM EST
Virtual

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

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Jewish family carving a jack-o-lantern with halloween decorations

CLE: Halloween, Yoga and Seances: The Legal Boundary Between Forbidden Practices and Harmless Activities

Thursday, October 31 @ 8:30 AM - 10:45 AM EDT
Virtual

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

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a picture of the Statue of Liberty

CLE: Immigration From a Jewish Law Perspective

Thursday, September 12 @ 8:30 AM - 10:45 AM EDT
Virtual

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

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A family celebrating Shabbat

CLE: The Legal Dimensions of Shabbat

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

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

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CLE: Kedoshim

Thursday, May 9 @ 8:30 AM - 10:45 AM EDT
Rodef Shalom Congregation
4905 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213 United States

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

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Woman handing money to a collector

CLE: Usury: Paying Interest on Loans in Jewish Law

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

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

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broken glass window

CLE: The Nuremberg Laws Led to Kristallnacht

Thursday, November 9, 2023 @ 8:30 AM - 10:45 AM EST
Zoom

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

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A silhouette of a person at a sporting event

CLE: How Jewish Law Approaches Sport

Thursday, September 21, 2023 @ 8:30 AM - 10:45 AM EDT
Zoom

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

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A person jumping from a cliff

CLE: Risk-Taking: How Much Danger Does Jewish Law Permit?

Thursday, May 30 @ 8:30 AM - 10:45 AM EDT
Zoom

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

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Challenging the Status Quo

Saturday, July 13 @ 2:54 PM EDT

I thought that I would let some press about the Federation speak for this week’s email. First, our Super Sunday had great successes in raising important dollars for the campaign, involving members of our community and by engaging donors in our powerful work.  Click here for the story. Second, my colleague Rabbi Aaron Bisno and […]

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