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Binyamin Lau

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Rabbi Dr.Binyamin Lau is a Jerusalem based community leader and social activist. He also lectures at Beit Morasha in Jerusalem on Jewish law and social justice.

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2012

Sunday, 19 February 2012

In his three volume work, The Sages, Rabbi Lau vividly describes how the Rabbis of the Talmud developed novel interpretations of Jewish law which could successfully navigate an ever-changing reality.

Here he discussed with Dr. Raphael Zarum whether today's religious establishment apparently considers that reality should be adapted to conform to religious law and what can be done to revive the innovative spirit of the Sages.

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Video

 
Jonathan Safran Foer discussing his novel Here I Am with Hephzibah Anderson at an out-of-festival event.