When Law and Religion Collide
Thursday, August 29, 2013 • 9:02pm
Chabad of SE Morris County is proud to announce the 7th Annual Jewish Law Symposium to be held on Monday September 16th at the Birchwood Manor, 111 Jefferson Rd. in Whippany. The Symposium will feature a panel discussion entitled: “When Law and Religion Collide- The Public Square,The Courtroom, and Ethical Punishment.”
Jeff Greenfield, five-time Emmy Award-winning TV Journalist and author will moderate the event, and featured panelists include the Honorable Freda L. Wolfson, U.S. District Judge, NYU Law Professor Stephen Gillers, and Rabbi Sholom Yaffe , a noted Talmudic Scholar, Author and Lecturer.
A Buffet Dinner Reception will begin at 5pm, followed by the official program at 6:30pm. The cost of the program is $125 per person, $65 for Public Sector and Law Clerks, and $36 for Law Students. 2.5 NJ CLE Ethics Credits and 2 NY and PA CLE Ethics Credits will be provided for the event.
“The laws and ethics of the Talmud have served as a cornerstone of humanity’s civil and moral infrastructure, while shaping its’ legal judicial systems. This Jewish Law Symposium, will compare and contrast legal reasoning and adaptation between Talmudic and American Law, focusing particularly on scenarios when the civil legal system and religion collide, both in the public square and in the courtroom”, said Rabbi Shalom Lubin, founder of the Jewish Law Symposium and Executive Director of Chabad of SE Morris County.
Event Chairs and Advisory board members include: Martin Aron Esq., Harold I. Braff Esq., Cary B. Cheifetz Esq., Lawrence P. Cohen Esq., Edward David Esq., John. D. Fanburg Esq., Michael H. Forman Esq., Marc S. Friedman Esq., Jacqueline Greenberg Vogt Esq., Alan R. Hammer Esq., Tanya N. Helfand Esq., Kenneth S. Javerbaum Esq., Norman D. Kallen Esq., Matthew R. Kaplan Esq., William M. Laufer Esq., Stuart M. Lederman Esq., William F. Maderer Esq., Robert E. Margulies Esq., Kurt D. Olender Esq., Barry H. Ostrowsky Esq., Neil Reisman Esq., Robert G. Rose Esq., Kenneth A. Rosen Esq., Lawrence D. Ross Esq., Kenneth A Rosenberg Esq., Eliyahu S. Scheiman Esq., Nancy Erika Smith Esq.,Edward S. Snyder Esq., Mark H. Sobel Esq., Hon. Edwin H. Stern (Ret.), Brett Tanzman Esq., Justin P. Walder Esq., David B. Wolfe Esq., Jack Wurgaft Esq., Scott R. Yagoda Esq. and Vikki S. Zeigler-Payne