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Privacy, Judaic law and U.S. constitutional law

October 17, 2013 by NCC Staff


In light of Edward Snowden’s recent admissions, do concerns about national security supersede our Fourth Amendment protections against unreasonable searches and seizures? What can the Talmud teach U.S. constitutional lawyers about the value of privacy?

rabbis1Acclaimed lecturers of Jewish ethics Rabbi Mordechai Becher and Rabbi Shlomo Yaffe and joined National Constitution Center President CEO Jeffrey Rosen on Tuesday as they examined the boundaries between public safety and personal privacy by comparing Judaic law and U.S. constitutional law.

Jerome M. Marcus, Esq. of Marcus & Auerbach LLC moderated this discussion, in a program held in partnership with the Institute for Jewish Ethics.


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