Vayeshev 5781: Religious Freedom & Public Safety
Dec 9th, 2020 by Anshe Sholom B'nai Israel
This week, Rabbi Wolkenfeld and Rabbanit Goldie share some of their different perspectives on the upcoming holiday of Hanukkah. Rabbi Wolkenfeld also speaks with Professor Avi Helfand, Professor of Law at the Caruso School of Law and an expert on religious law and religious liberty, about the recent Supreme Court decision barring certain restrictions on religious services in New York. Professor Helfand also sheds light on some of the difficult questions that have arisen during the pandemic regarding the balance of religious freedom and public safety.
Music credit: “Three” from the album Proverbs, by Les Hayden, used under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 License.