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Ben Sorer uMoreh

The wayward and rebellious son - בן סורר ומורה

Can We Pass Moral Judgment on Torah?

I don’t defend the Torah’s ostensibly immoral laws, but I do try to understand what motivated them.

Dr. Rabbi

Eliezer Finkelman

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Can the Torah Be a Moral Authority in Modern Times?

The Torah is often used to highlight various ethical values while its many ethically problematic commandments are ignored or explained away. Is there a way to treat the Torah as a moral authority while honestly confronting the ethical issues it raises?

Dr. Rabbi

Zev Farber

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Torah’s Dynamic Truth

Judy Klitsner

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The Law of the Disrespectful Son and Daughter

Deuteronomy’s law of the rebellious son (Deuteronomy 21:18–21) poses numerous problems. Like the rabbis, Josephus interprets the law, but his conclusions are quite different.

Prof.

Michael Avioz

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Torat Emet – A Challenge, Not a Given

Prof. Rabbi

David Frankel

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The Jurisprudential Truth of Torah

Ben Sorer u-Moreh as a Test Case

Shira Hecht-Koller

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