Thursday, July 31, 2008

The 48th Oral Torah Conference at Mosad HaRav Kook

This looks like it will be interesting. I hope to make it to some of these lectures. Here's a translation and summary of what's written on the poster:

Mosad HaRav Kook

The 48th Oral Torah Conference

Leadership, Morality, and Government in Light of Jewish Law

Opening Session Sunday 2nd of Av

18:00 Rabbi Yehudah Leib Refael: Opening Statement

Rabbi Ovadiah Yosef: Redeeming Captives

Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau: "Ish Al HaEidah" according to Jewish Law

Rabbi Shlomo Amar: Establishing the Moment of Death

Monday 3rd of Av

10:00 Rabbi She'ar Yashuv Cohen: "Dina DeMalchuta Dina" with regards to Jewish Government and a Gentile Government in the Land of Israel

Rabbi Eliyahu Schlesinger: Matters of Fraud in Kashrut

Rabbi Ben Tzion Nesher: A "State's Witness" From a Moral and Halachic View

Rabbi Menachem Bornshtein: Moral Dilemmas and Problems in the World of Medicine

18:00 Rabbi Simcha HaKohen Kook: Laws and Manners with Regards to Protecting the Consumer

Rabbi Shlomo Shelush: The Faithfulness of Charity Collectors

Rabbi Dov Landau: "And Don't Take Bribes"

Professor Eliav Shochatman: The Purity of Elections

Tuesday 4th of Av

10:00 Rabbi Shlomo Daichovski: And You Shall Love the Convert?

Rabbi Yaakov Ariel: Redeeming Captives

Rabbi Yaakov Shapira: Contributions of Gentiles For Building the Torah and the Land

Rabbbi Yosef Eliyahu Movshovitz: Municipal Bylaws

18:00 Rabbi Avraham Sherman: The Public Responsibility of a Conversion Court

Rabbi Yosef Efrati: Towards the End of the Seventh Year

Adv. Rabbi Refael Shtub: The Authority of the rabbinic Courts and Their Influence

Rabbi Natan David Shapira: Closing Remarks


yaak said...

That's quite a line-up!

yaak said...

I would also like to see Rav Amar's response to Rav Sherman's Shiur.

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