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The Crescas Jewish Educational Center and the University of Amsterdam Invite you to a unique symposium on whether or not the ban on Spinoza should be lifted Sunday, December 6, 2015 ***** Speakers are international scholars, leading rabbis and thinkers: Chief Rabbi Chacham Dr. Pinchas Toledano, The Netherlands: The Cherem in Halacha Professor Steven Nadler, USA: The Reason for the Cherem and the Experience of the Cherem Professor Yosef Kaplan, Israel: The Social Function of the Cherem Professor Jonathan Israel,…Find out more »
Think Tank member Calev Ben-Dor will lead us in study of the famous Talmudic story of Kamtza and Bar Kamtza. We will discuss what we can deduce about how halacha is and should be decided, and the story's contemporary relevance in light of divisive issues recently in the news.Find out more »
The David Cardozo Academy and Torah in Motion invite you to a discussion between Professors William Kolbrener and Elliott Malamet on "The Complexity of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik and the Problem of Fundamentalism". The event is in honor of the publication of Willam Kolbrener's new book, The Last Rabbi.Find out more »
The David Cardozo Academy Think Tank invites the public to an OPEN CARDOZO THINK TANK: "Dropping the Mask - Should Everything Be Out in the Open, Halachically, Hashkafically, and Personally?" Esther kept her Jewish identity hidden until it was time to cease doing so. We will study texts and have a broad-ranging discussion of the value of concealing versus revealing, whether in the halachic, hashkafic or personal realm. Led by Yael Unterman, TT coordinator, with participation of members. The session…Find out more »
Please join us as we welcome visiting Dutch-Israeli scholar Rabbi Dr. Nathan Lopes Cardozo Thursday, April 13th at 7:00 PM at the JCC of Metropolitan Detroit 6600 W. Maple Road, West BloomfieldRabbi Cardozo will be speaking on The Divinity of the Torah: Is it true? What does it mean? From Spinoza and Louis Jacobs to Rabbi Moshe Cordovero, Rabbi Zadok HaCohen and Abraham Joshua HeschelThere is no charge for this event.Find out more »
The David Cardozo Academy and Theater & Theology present: Divine Right with a discussion led by Rabbi Dr. Nathan Lopes Cardozo at the Khan Theater, Jerusalem, 19:00,May 23rd. The gripping story of the Disputation of the Inquisitorial Church against Judaism, as represented by the Ramban in Barcelona in 1263. Written by Roy Doliner Directed by Yael Valier Additional Showings May 16th and 17th, followed by a discussion led by Father Martin Kleespies May 18th, at Matnas Gush Etzion, followed…Find out more »
Torah from Heaven What really happened? What does it mean? Does it matter? Bible Criticism, Morality and Archeology From Rabbi Louis Jacobs to Rabbi Moshe Cordovero and Rabbi Zadok haCohen of Lublin Rabbi Dr. Nathan Lopes Cardozo Monday June 19, at 7:30pm Kinneret Hall, Dan Panorama Hotel 39 Keren Yayesod, Jerusalem Admission: NIS 25 Lecture in English Please scroll down to reserve your place!Find out more »
Rabbi Chaim Dalfin, Ph.D.
Rosh HaKolel Bet Shemesh
on: Does one need to do Teshuva for attending university?
The Lubavitcher Rebbe and Rabbi B.J. Soloveitchik
Introduction: Rabbi Dr. Nathan Lopes Cardozo
Rabbi Yitz Greenberg and Rabbi Nathan Lopes Cardozo in conversation Moderator: Tanya White Two of the leading thinkers in Israel and America come face to face to discuss the burning issues facing modern orthodoxy todayFind out more »
Rabbi Dr. Nathan Lopes Cardozo will deliver the Louis Jacobs Memorial lecture in London on Sunday, July 15th, 2018. The topic will be Halachic Courage, Bold Ideas, and Religious Authenticity: How to Liberate Orthodox Judaism from Stagnancy and Confinement.Find out more »