Rabbi Breitowitz received his Rabbinical Ordination from the Ner Israel Rabbinical College in 1976; B.S. with honors from Johns Hopkins University; J.D (magna cum laude) from Harvard Law School in 1979; and a Doctorate in Talmudic Law from Ner Israel in 1992. He has lectured extensively throughout the US and Israel on medical, business, and family ethics. He has published numerous articles on bankruptcy, commercial law, medical ethics, family law, and halakha.In addition to being the Rabbi of the Woodside Synagogue in SIlver Spring MD, Rabbi Breitowitz is a Professor of Law at the University of Maryland.
It’s a sixty year old question that the world still insists on asking: Does Israel have a legal or ethical right to exist? Do historical bonds count for anything in modern law? What about competing claims to the land? This session takes a compelling look at the complex legal issues surrounding Israel and its capital, Jerusalem.