Straight from the Headlines: Contemporary Ethical Issues
This seminar is approved for MCLE General Education credit by the State Bar of California. Participation is limited. Each seminar is 1.5 credits and the series is 7.5 credits.
Class will meet at a private Century City venue. Address provided upon registration.
Elliot Dorff, Rabbi, Ph.D., is American Jewish University’s Rector and Sol and Anne Dorff Distinguished Service Professor of Philosophy and Visiting Professor at UCLA School of Law. He is Chair of the Conservative Movement’s Committee on Jewish Law and Standards, has served on three Presidential advisory commissions and now serves on California’s commission to set ethical guidelines for stem cell research. He is the author or editor of numerous award-winning books about these topics.
What Kind of a Person Should I Strive to Be?
Jewish Visions of the Ethics of the Ideal Person
Ancient and Medieval Jewish Visions of the Ideal Jew
May 2: Business Practices
May 9: Sexual Conduct
May 16: Environment
May 23: Speech
May 30: War
$225 includes lunch. $60 for Oxford Handbook on Jewish Ethics and Morality, Rabbi Elliott Dorff and Jonathan Crane, editors.
American Jewish University's Whizin Center
15600 Mulholland Drive
Made possible through a generous grant from Pat (z"l) and Arnold Gittelson.