Laws And Ethics Of War In Judaism (43:24)
How does Judaism justify war? What are Judaism’s laws for protecting civilians? Does it believe in enemy interrogation? Non-conventional weaponry? Peace treaties? Take a fascinating look at the laws and ethics that govern war in Judaism. This lecture was delivered at the 13th annual National Jewish Retreat
Rabbi Shlomo Yaffe (67)
Talmudic Ethics: How an Ancient Value System Informs Modern Practice (53:30)
Rabbi Adin Even-Israel Steinsaltz (138)
Israel's Identity Crisis (53:49)
This fascinating lecture places Israel at the crossroads of politics and our inner struggle with Jewish identity. Rabbi Yitzchak Ginsburgh discusses the most important spiritual battle to be fought in this generation. He presents a compelling political model for the state of Israel and practical steps we can take to make that a reality.
Rabbi Yitzchak Ginsburgh (31)
From the Front Lines 08/05/14 (2:04)
Chayel el Chayal provides a warm and welcoming family for the young Jewish men and women who come to Israel from around the world with the goal of serving in the IDF; risking their own lives to protect the lives of the Jewish nation
Series: Chayal El Chayal
Shmuel Michelle (1)
Every Jew a .22? The Talmudic Take on Gun Control (55:43)
Back in the days of swords and spears the Talmud discussed regulations that seem to provide precedent for modern-day gun control. Today, the debate rages afresh. Join this lecture for an intriguing look at how ancient Talmudic law is more relevant today than ever before.
Rabbi Dr. Michael Broyde (28)
American Judaism's Contemporary Scoreboard (41:51)
Do bagels and baseball go together? What about Shabbat and sports? Professor Jeffrey Gurock pioneered the use of athletics as a metaphor for interpreting the Jewish American story. This lecture invites us to explore the issues of Jewish integration through the lens of sports and to understand the challenges of religious survival in modern-day America.
Dr. Jeffrey Gurock (2)