Cong. Rinat Yisrael's Adult Education Committee is pleased to present:
Rabbi Ozer Glickman, Rosh Yeshiva, RIETS
Sunday, February 7, 2010 - after the 8:00 am Shacharit minyan
Topic: Halachah and Human Reason: Can a Command-based Legal System Accommodate Rationality? Evidence from Sugyot, Rishonim, the Rav, and the Modern Poskim.
Rabbi Ozer Glickman received rabbinical ordination from Yeshiva University’s affiliated Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS). He has been teaching Talmud and Halachah to semichah students since 2000. He has also taught Halachah and American Legal Theory in the University’s Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and is affiliated with its Program in Jewish Law & Interdisciplinary Studies. Rabbi Glickman received his BA in Philosophy from Columbia University and has pursued graduate studies in Philosophy and Religion at the University of Toronto. He also holds an MBA in Finance from the Stern School of Business at New York University where he was a University Fellow. Rabbi Glickman studied at Yeshivat Merkaz ha-Rav and has received rabbinic ordination from leading rabbinic figures in Israel and the Diaspora. A resident of Teaneck, New Jersey, he and his wife Ilana are the parents of six children and the grandparents of three.