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J. David Bleich

J.
David
Bleich

Tenzer Professor of Jewish Law & Ethics; Professor of Law

PhD, New York University, 1974
MA, Columbia University, 1968
BA, Brooklyn College, 1960

Rabbi Dr. Bleich is an authority on Jewish law and ethics and bioethics. He is a professor of Talmud (Rosh Yeshiva) at Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary, an affiliate of Yeshiva University, as well as head of its postgraduate institute for the study of Talmudic jurisprudence and family law.

Dr. Bleich is the author of Jewish BioethicsWith Perfect Faith: Foundations of Jewish BeliefContemporary Halakhic Problems (five volumes); Time of Death in Jewish LawJudaism and HealingBioethical Dilemmas (two volumes); and Be-Netivot ha-Halakhah (three volumes). He has written extensively on the applications of Jewish law to contemporary social issues and on the interface of Jewish law and the American legal system.

He is a Woodrow Wilson Fellow, a postdoctoral fellow at the Hastings Center, fellow of the Academy of Jewish Philosophy, and a member of the Governor’s Commission on Life and the Law.

bleich@yu.edu
212-790-0294

Brookdale center - Cardozo Law School
Room#517

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Fall 2018
Bioethics and the Law
LAW 7721

 

Jewish Law in Prof/Business
HAL 6155

 

Kollel L'Hora'ah
TAC 9005

 

Medical Halakhah Chaburah
HAL 8055

 

Prof. Responsibility
LAW 7753

 

Spring 2018
Beginning End of Life
LAW 7858

 

Independent Research
LAW 7911

 

Intro To Jewish Law
LAW 7280

 

Jewish Law in Prof/Business
HAL 6154

 

Kollel L'Hora'ah
TAC 9004

 

LL.M. Thesis I
LAW 5940

 

Prof. Responsibility
LAW 7753

 

Fall 2017
Bioethics and the Law
LAW 7721

 

Jewish Law in Prof/Business
HAL 6153

 

Kollel L'Hora'ah
TAC 9003

 

Prof. Responsibility
LAW 7753

 

Summer 2017
Capstone/Thesis Seminar
BIOE 5402

 

Spring 2017
Advanced Jewish Law
LAW 7282

 

Beginning End of Life
LAW 7858

 

Capstone/Thesis Seminar
BIOE 5401

 

Independent Research
LAW 7912

 

Jewish Law in Prof/Business
HAL 6152

 

Kollel L'Hora'ah
TAC 9002

 

Prof Responsibility
LAW 7752