Upcoming Event

The Moral Economy: A Conference on Law, Economics & Religion

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Georgetown University Law Center
600 New Jersey Avenue N.W., Washington DC, 20037, United States

Georgetown University Law Center and the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies present

The Moral Economy: A Conference on Law, Economics and Religion

This special one-day program will address some of the most compelling issues of economic justice confronting society today, with a special focus on the relationship between American law and the world’s great religious traditions.

Six panel discussions will be led by leading scholars, professors and bankruptcy judges including Pardes faculty members Rabba Yaffa Epstein and Rabbi Dr. Levi Cooper and several Pardes alumni, Dr. Deborah Barer, Dr. Noah Benjamin Bickart, Rabbi William Friedman and Dr. Jenny Labendz.

With thanks to our generous event sponsors: Whiteford, Taylor & Preston, LLP, the Center for Jewish Civilization (Georgetown University); the Olender Foundation, the American Association of Jewish Lawyers, the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, Yeshivat Maharat and the Hebrew College.

Click here to register.

Click the following links to view the program agenda and the faculty bios.


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