• February 28, 2024
  • 19 5784, Adar I
  • פרשת כי תשא

Slavery in Tanach

Slavery in Tanach

Sefer Shemot introduces us to the Children of Israel being enslaved by Pharaoh. The suffering of our ancestors begins with their being forced into hard labor and climaxes with the murder of the infant sons. Join Rabbi Dr. Stuart Fischman as he discusses this history, and how the halachic system of labor laws is guided by the Torah’s view of slavery.

January 10, 2024 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Slavery in Tanach: Slavery in Tanach
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Hello Everyone

Today we will discuss the difficult subject of slavery in the Torah.

January 17, 2024 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Slavery in Tanach: Slavery in Tanach
Class description

Hello Everyone,

Last week we spoke about slavery in the Halacha. Today we will discuss the Halachot of labor law and how the how the Halachah juxtaposes slavery with the employer-employee relationship.

Rabbi Dr. Stuart Fischman graduated from Yeshiva University in 1980 and the dental school of Columbia University in 1985. In 1989 he began studying and teaching at Yeshivat Hamivtar and now studies and teaches at Yeshivat Machanaim in Efrat. He has rabbinic ordination from Rav Zalman Nechemia Goldberg.