The Hildesheimer LectureA cooperation between the Rabbinerseminar zu Berlin and the Berliner Studien zum Jüdischen Recht (Humboldt-Universität)
Hon. Judge Rachel Freier, Acting Judge at New York Supreme Court (Kings County)
“Honor Your Parents – Halachic and Legal Perspectives”
Tuesday, May 02, 2023, 6:00 p.m
Ballroom of the Humboldt Graduate School
Luisenstr. 56, 10117 Berlin
Hildesheimer Lecture January 2019
Lawyer Harry Rothenberg Esq.
Hildesheimer Lecture January 2018
Hildesheimer Lecture December 2015
Hildesheimer Lecture January 2015
The Hildesheimer Lecture series was launched in 2013 by the Berlin Studies on Jewish Law of the Faculty of Law of the Humboldt University Berlin and the Rabbinical Seminar in Berlin.
Hildesheimer Lecture – Previous speakers
May 2023 – Rachel Freier, Acting Judge at New York Supreme Court (Kings County), spoke on “Honor Your Parents – Halachic and Legal Perspectives”
January 2019 – Harry Rothenberg, Partner at Rothenberg Law Firm LLP, New York, and a leading expert in Personal Injury Law, commented, “When Systems Collide: Professional Responsibility and Opportunity Vs. Religious and Moral Imperative ”
January 2018 – Rabbi Professor Dr. Avraham Goldberg, Deputy Chairman of the Israeli National Council for Bioethics, spoke on “Modern fertility technology: legal and semi-perspectives”
January 2017 – Chief Rabbi Warren Goldstein, Chief Rabbi of South Africa, spoke on “Defending Human Spirit – A Jewish Law Perspective on Protecting the Vulnerable”
December 2015 – Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks spoke on “Violence and Law: Ancient and Contemporary Reflections”
January 2015 – Prof. Nahum Rakover, former Deputy Prosecutor General of Israel
2013 – The first lecture was given by Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt, President of the Conference of European Rabbis
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The Rabbinerseminar has taken on the important and essential task of educating a new generation of young, dynamic and ambitious rabbis. The rabbinical training consists of intensive halachic studies as well as a B.A. degree in Jewish Social Work at the University of Applied Sciences of Erfurt and key qualifications for the rabbinical position.