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Maggid Shiur, Mazer Yeshiva Program; Chair of Jewish Studies, Sy Syms School of Business; Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Yeshiva College

Rabbinic Ordination, Yadin Yadin, Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary
Rabbinic Ordination, Yoreh Yoreh, Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary
PhD in Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania
MA in Philosophy, Columbia University
PhD in Medieval Jewish History, Bernard Revel Graduate School of Yeshiva University
BA in Physics and Philosophy, Yeshiva University

Rabbi Itamar Rosensweig is a maggid shiur (professor of Jewish law and jurisprudence) at Yeshiva University, a dayan (rabbinic judge) and chaver beit din at the Beth Din of America, and the rav of the Shtiebel of Lower Merion. He holds a secondary appointment as an assistant professor of philosophy at Yeshiva College and serves as the chair of Jewish studies at the Sy Syms School of Business. He received his semikha, Yoreh Yoreh and Yadin Yadin, from RIETS, where he was a fellow of the Wexner Kollel Elyon and editor-in-chief of the Beit Yitzchak Journal of Talmudic and Halakhic Studies.

He received his BA, with honors, in physics and philosophy from Yeshiva University and an MA and PhD in medieval Jewish history from YU’s Bernard Revel Graduate School. He also holds an MA in Philosophy from Columbia University and a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Pennsylvania.

Rabbi Rosensweig studied Talmud with Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein at Yeshivat Har Etzion and the history of halakha with Prof. Haym Soloveitchik at Yeshiva University. He studied for many years with his father, Rabbi Michael Rosensweig, and for a decade attended his shiur at Yeshiva University. Previously, he taught an advanced Talmud shiur at Columbia University’s Kraft Center and served as the resident scholar at Congregation Ahavath Torah in Englewood, New Jersey.

Rights and Duties in Jewish Law, Touro Law Review (2022)

יסוד איסור תחומין ומעמדו כמלאכה, קול צבי (תשפ"ב)

The Biblical Verse as a Source of Halakhah in Ramban's Normative Jurisprudence, Megadim Journal of Biblical Studies (2022) 

Detrimental Reliance and Promissory Estoppel in Jewish Law, Jewishprudence (January 2022)

Loss Splitting in Jewish Law: A Covid-19 Example, Jewishprudence (October 2021)

Contributory Negligence in Jewish Law, Jewishprudence (April 2021)

Depriving a Worker of Employment Opportunities, Jewishprudence (October 2020)

Commercial Custom and Jewish Law, Jewishprudence (June 2020)

Pesharah vs. Din, Jewishprudence (April 2020)

בענין שעיר המשתלח ומעמדו כקרבן, קול צבי (תשע"ח)

בענין אשה הוגנת לו, בית יצחק (תשע"ו)

מצות תפילין וקדושתן, בית יצחק (תשע"ה)

ברכת שהחיינו בקידושין ונישואין, בית יצחק, (תשע"ד)

מכירת ספר תורה לפריה ורביה ולערב אל תנח ידיך, בית יצחק (תשע"ג)

מעילה בדם, בית יצחק (תשע"א)




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