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Rabbi Dr. Michael Broyde

Rabbi Dr. Michael Broyde
Human cloning, surrogate motherhood, and Jewish divorce law are among the many ambitious topics tackled by Michael Broyde. Yeshiva University Review called him, “the most prolific scholar of comparative law and Halakhah working in the United States today.” Among his books are The Pursuit of Justice and Jewish Law and Human Rights and Judaism. Rabbi Dr. Michael J. Broyde is Professor of Law at the Emory University School of Law, the academic director of its Law and Religion program.

Rabbi Broyde is ordained (yoreh yoreh ve-yadin yadin) as a rabbi by Yeshiva University and is a member (dayan) of the Beth Din of America, the largest Jewish law court in America. He was the Director of that court during the 1997-1998 academic year while on leave from Emory. Rabbi Broyde is the founding rabbi of the Young Israel synagogue in Atlanta, a founder of the Atlanta Torah MiTzion kollel study program, and a board member of many organizations in Atlanta.