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The New American Halakhah: The Praxis of Contemporary American Beth Dins

November 11, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Bldg. 360, Room 361J (Conference Room)

This is a lunch workshop conversation with Chaim Saiman.  A paper will be emailed to guests who have rsvp'd a week before the event.

Chaim SaimanProfessor, Villanova University, Charles Widger School of LawChaim Saiman is a scholar of Jewish law, insurance law and private law, and has just published Halakhah: The Rabbinic Idea of Law with Princeton University Press. Professor Saiman has served as the Gruss Visiting Professor of Talmudic Law at both Harvard Law School and the University of Pennsylvania Law School, a visiting fellow at Princeton University and a visiting professor at the University of Toronto, Bar-Ilan, Hebrew University and IDC faculties of law. Saiman has also served as an arbitrator on rabbinical courts and as an expert witness in insurance law and Jewish law in federal court.

Event Sponsor: 
Taube Center for Jewish Studies, the Center for Law and History, and the Constitutional Law Center