Author Archives: Jonathan Ziring

Jonathan Ziring is pursuing an MA in Jewish philosophy and rabbinical ordination from YU. He has taught classes and lectured at many campuses, schools, and synagogues, most recently at the Columbia University Hillel. He has been a Tikvah fellow, a senior fellow at the Summer Beit Midrash of the Center for Modern Torah Leadership, a fellow in the Cardozo Center for Jewish Law, and a fellow in the Straus Center for Jewish Ideas and Western Thought.

Bars and Office Parties in Jewish Law II

by Jonathan Ziring[1. Much thanks to my chavrusa, Moshe Karp, and my wife and chavrusa, Ora, for studying these topics with me. Thanks also to Rabbi Aryeh Klapper and Rabbi Ezra Schwartz for helping me understand these topics. And thanks to Rabbi Gil Student for his helpful suggestions.] Editor’s note: Recent trends in Jewish life highlight the very real problems ...

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Bars and Office Parties in Jewish Law

by Jonathan Ziring[1. Much thanks to my chavrusa, Moshe Karp, and my wife and chavrusa, Ora, for studying these topics with me. Thanks also to Rabbi Aryeh Klapper and Rabbi Ezra Schwartz for helping me understand these topics. And thanks to Rabbi Gil Student for his helpful suggestions.] Editor’s note: Recent trends in Jewish life highlight the very real problems ...

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