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SPIRIT: Jewish Law and Custom and the Courts of New York State

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September 10, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Jewish Law and Custom and the Courts of New York State

    • How issues of Halachah may come to intersect with civil courts.
    • The effect of civil court decisions on issues such as Who is a Jew?, Marriage and Divorce, Jewish Education, Kosher Food, and The Beth Din.
    • Managing and minimizing the impact.

Presented by:

Isaac N. Tuchman, Esq., an attorney who maintained an active civil law practice in New York for over 35 years before moving to Hollywood, Florida.  Mr. Tuchman received his JD from Brooklyn Law School, Semicha from the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary of YU, an MA from the Bernard Revel Graduate School of YU, and a BA from Yeshiva College.

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Partnering Synagogues:

Anshei Chesed Congregation, Boynton Beach (FL)

Anshei Emuna Congregation, Delray Beach (FL)

Beth David Synagogue, West Hartford (CT)

Bialystoker Synagogue, New York (NY)

B’nai Israel-Ohev Zedek, Philadelphia (PA)

Congregation Agudath Sholom, Stamford (CT)

Congregation Ahavas Sholom, Columbus (OH)

Congregation Aitz Chaim, West Palm Beach (FL)

Congregation Anshe Sfard, New Orleans (LA)

Congregation Beth Hamedrosh, Wynnewood (PA)

Congregation Beth Ora, Montreal (QUE)

Congregation Beth Sholom, Providence (RI)

Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun, New York (NY)

Congregation Ohav Zedek, Wilkes-Barre (PA)

Congregation Tiferet Israel, Austin (TX)

Congregation Torah Ohr, Boca Raton (FL)

Congregation Zvi Jacob, Utica (NY)

Darchei Noam, Minneapolis (MN)

East Denver Orthodox Synagogue (EDOS), Denver (CO)

Fleetwood Synagogue, Fleetwood (NY)

Kehillat New Hempstead (NY)

Kehillat Shaarei Torah of Toronto (ONT)

Keneseth Beth Israel, Richmond (VA)

Ner Tamid Greenspring Valley Synagogue, Baltimore (MD)

Suburban Torah, Livingston (NJ)

United Orthodox Synagogues, Houston (TX)

Young Israel of Bal Harbour, Surfside (FL)

Young Israel of Brookline (MA)

Young Israel of Deerfield Beach (FL)

Young Israel of East Brunswick (NJ)

Young Israel of Elkins Park (PA)

Young Israel of Hillcrest (NY)

Young Israel of Hollywood/Ft. Lauderdale (FL)

Young Israel of Kew Gardens Hills (NY)

Young Israel of New Hyde Park (NY)

Young Israel of Queens Valley (NY)

Young Israel of Southfield (MI)

Young Israel of Stamford (CT)

Young Israel of West Hartford (CT)

For all questions or to become a Partnering Synagogue, please contact Rebbetzin Judi Steinig, steinigj@ou.org

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September 10, 2020
11:00 am - 12:00 pm